The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta is expected to present the 2022 budget to Parliament on Wednesday, November 17.

Ahead of the presentation, some educational labour and driver unions have warned of industrial action if their demands are not captured in the budget.

The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has also called on the government to take practical measures to ease the economic hardships Ghanaians are faced with.

Meanwhile, sources close to the Finance Ministry have indicated that Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta will request that the House approves a budget estimate of ¢120 billion for government spending in the 2022 fiscal year.

Host of PM Express, Evans Mensah together with the following guests; Economist, Prof Lord Mensah, CEO of Ghana Association of Industries (GIA), Seth Twum-Akwaboah, National President of Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), Dr. Joseph Obeng, General Secretary of Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU), Morgan Ayawine and Vice Chairman of Concerned Drivers Association, David Agboado discussed the topic, ‘budget eve: bracing for austerity.’



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