Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central, Isaac Adongo has picked the Deputy Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah as his best performing minister in the Akufo Addo administration.

He described the young minister and MP for Ofoase-Ayirebi, who’s a lawyer by profession and a financial analyst as the “rising star” in the ruling government.

“In the Akufo Addo government I have a rising star and that is my good friend Kojo Oppong Nkrumah. He’s learnt very fast. He has a lot of institutional memory, unassuming but technically gifted,” he told Bola Ray on Starr FM.

He also passed judgement on the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta as the worst performing minister, adding that the numbers are speaking for his stewardship.

“He has collapsed our banking sector, when they inherited the supposed bankrupt economy, that economy in the first four months of 2017 which they said was the worst economy was able to give new loans of 2.8 billion to businessmen and expand. In this 8.5 expanded economy they are only able to give 600 million. So now, what are the banks doing, that is why they are laying off workers.

Beige is sending off 500 workers, there are plans to lay off 5000 workers and you think this minister should still be sitting there? and they say he is an asset, I don’t know what he would have been if he were a liability,” Hon. Adongo who is a member of the Finance Committee of Parliament added.