Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta

The Finance Minister on Wednesday, presented to Parliament, the policy document on the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP), seeking approval to spend ¢1.2 billion.

According to Ken Ofori Atta, GH¢280 million will go into food packages and hotmeals while GH¢40 million to the National Buffer Stock Company. An additional GH¢200 million will be used to cater for bills on water and sanitation, GH¢241 will cover tax waiver for health personnel.

Explaining further, he said GH¢80 million will be spent on the allowance for health staff, GH¢2 million will be used to cover transportation for health workers GH¢600 million will be disbursed as soft loans to businesses.

Below is the policy document Mr. Ken Ofori Atta presented to Parliament.