Chartered economist, Mr. Amoah Darkwah has expressed confidence in the economic management team constituted by the president but urged them to bring their experience and competence to the table to help the economy grow.
In his view, the team has fantastic and experienced hands from diverse background to help manage the economy well.
‘’I am also happy that we have a former deputy governor on the team. It is a very fine balance to have all these hands on board. The names of the economic management team are very fantastic. It has names of former MPs, ministers, economists. The names are competent people, they know the problems of Ghana and they will be able to resolve the issues.’’
He added, there are certain fiscal authority decisions taken which do not fall in place with that of the monetary policy team making it difficult to attain economic growth.
‘’This is what we have to solve as a country to achieve one result. The collaboration between the fiscal and monetary policy teams do not fall hand in hand in Ghana and so, I expect these two fantastic teams to work together.’’
He explained, the economic management team comprises of the fiscal team and monetary policy team and the two work hand in hand.
Speaking to Kwame Tutu on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, Mr. Darkwah noted further, the monetary policy team headed by the Governor of the Central Bank must ensure price stability with key focus on inflation towards economic growth.
The economist underscored the need for the monetary policy team to work out policies to strengthen the economy.
The economic management team is headed by the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.
The others are: Nana Yaw Osafo Marfo, Dr. Mark Asibbey Yeboah, Prof. Gyan Baffour and Adr. Anthony Akoto Osei.
The rest are: Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu, Prof. Ernest Ayitey, (former Vice Chancellor University of Ghana, Legon), Ken Ofori Atta, Finance Minister-designate, Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku, Kwaku Kwarteng and Dr. Paul.