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Health minister can still be sack -Martin Kpebu

 Private Legal Practitioner, Martin Kpebu says President Akufo-Addo's cheerful response to calls for Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu's renunciation ought not to be interpreted as a sign that the Minister won't be endorsed by the President. 

During his visit through the Bono Region, the President flippantly referenced the extraordinary public reactions against Health Minister Agyeman-Manu during his discourse at a durbar on Tuesday. 

Labeling the Minister as a significant part of his administration, the President, said, "Mr. Agyeman-Manu, has persevered through a great deal of enduring to balance out the wellbeing area, despite his endeavors, he is getting slaps" from a segment of Ghanaians. 

Talking on Joy FM's Top Story, Mr. Kpebu said the President, while visiting the area where Mr. Agyeman-Manu is an MP and one of their powerful assessment pioneers, couldn't have censured the Minister or focus on his confuses their countenances while requesting with their help. 

"The response of the President at that spot isn't a sign that Mr. Agyeman-Manu won't be sacked or leave. How in the world was the President going to remain there, and humiliate him and say 'yes Mr. Agyeman-Manu you did these things wrong?""Naturally, he would need to make a light snapshot of it, and afterward, when the President gets back to Accra, he would do the needful," he disclosed to Ernest Manu on Thursday. 

Mr. Kpebu expressed that because individuals cast a ballot hugely for the President, they won't take it compassionate on the off chance that he revealed to them straightforwardly that he is firing one of their adored individuals from his bureau. 

"It must be done in an altruistic way, he can't focus on it their countenances. So for me, I don't imagine that since he made a light second out of it, he will hold the position," he added. 

Sputnik V Vaccine bargain 

The President's remark comes days after the Health Minister got an enormous reaction from people in general just as a call by the Minority in Parliament for him to leave after certain subtleties of the Sputnik V Vaccine emerged.A disclosure by the impromptu advisory group set up by Parliament to test the acquisition of Sputnik immunizations showed that the Health Minister paid half of the agreement total to Sheik Al Maktoum preceding showing up before them. 

The public authority had paid $2,850,000 of $5,700,000 in the disputable Sputnik antibody bargain. Notwithstanding, Mr. Agyeman-Manu prevented information from getting any installment when he affirmed before the impromptu board of trustees. 

After the report, the Ministry of Health explained that the area serves, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, got data about the installment to Messrs Al Maktoum, in regard to the Sputnik V agreement, after he showed up before the advisory group testing the arrangement. 

He sent the subtleties of the exchange to the advisory group connected to the letter he wrote.Trade of Letters 

The Minister later kept in touch with Sheik Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum with whom he marked an arrangement to acquire Sputnik V antibodies, to discount the cash for the non-provided dosages. 

The Dubai-based financial specialist consented to a discount of $2,470,000 paid by the public authority to supply 300,000 dosages of Sputnik Covid-19 antibodies. 

A Refund implies no results? 

Representative Majority Leader in Parliament, Alexander Afenyo Markin, on Thursday, affirmed that the United Arab Emirates-based specialist discounted the amount of $2.47 million to the public authority. 

The Efutu MP who led the Committee, said with the cash having been discounted, the matter ought to be closed."I can affirm that the discount has been made, and to me, the significant worry to Ghanaians was a potential monetary misfortune to the state, however, the Minister was earnest before the Committee on the issues." 

He is likewise warding off claims that the Health Minister deceived the parliamentary panel that tested the bungled Covid-19 immunization acquirement test. 

Mr. Afenyo-Markin is of the view that all records introduced by different offices identified with the exchange don't invalidate the Minister's declaration before the impromptu 9-part board of trustees. 

Nonetheless, Mr. Kpebu accepts that no plan to save Mr. Agyeman-Manu will absolve him.He clarified that Afenyo-Markin's choice to protect the Minister isn't just exacerbating the situation for the Minister yet, in addition, making a joke of the country. 

Mr. Kpebu said that "the boat has cruised. The Minister has been nailed, no measure of sophistry will save him. This is past recovery, he simply needs to go."

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