President Nana Akufo-Addo, has indicated that he will not tolerate acts of disloyalty or subversion in his administration, stressing he will show any deputy minister who undermines the work of the main minister the exit.
President Nana Addo believes that unity and loyalty are the engines of the growth and development of the ministry and the country at the large.
Speaking at the Swearing-in of 39 Deputy Ministers at the Jubilee House, President Nana Addo made it known to them that, building Better Ghana ought to be the hallmark.
According to the President, any exhibition of an act of Disloyalty or subversion will never be accepted, as such gross act undermines the highest authority at the Presidency and the country as a whole.
He said this during the Swearing-in of the deputy Ministers on Friday, June 25, 2021.
“Article 79, clause 1 of the Constitution of the republic provides that a deputy minister is appointed by the president In consultation with the minister and with the prior approval of Parliament to assist the minister in the performance of his or her functions. Your basic responsibility is to assist your minister in the performance of his or her functions. Loyalty to the minister is a fundamental premise for the success of your work”
“I will countenance any Acts of disloyalty or subversion of your minister, for I will take such acts as disloyalty to me personally and inference disloyalty to the state and party. Any deputy who thinks the roots to advancement lies in your ability to subvert or undermine your minister will be sadly mistaken”