MINISTERS, OTHER APPOINTEES BANNED FROM FOREIGN TRAVELS

The president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has banned all ministers and their deputies from embarking on foreign travels.

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and all Heads of Government Agencies have also been affected by the ban.

The temporary suspension is to take immediate effect, a statement signed by Chief of Staff, Frema Osei-Opare stated.

It is unclear what prompted the decision as no reason was given.

The memo, which was signed by the Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Opare said the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor-Botchwey is exempted from the directive.