PRESS STATEMENT: Resolutions by Organised Labour on the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme


Following a meeting held at the TUC Hall on 1st February, 2023 by organized Labour, it was resolved that:

  1. Per the Agreement between Government of Ghana and Organized Labour, signed on Thursday 22nd December, 2022, with the Finance Minister, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta and Hon. Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, executing same on behalf of the Government of Ghana and Dr. Anthony Yaw Baah, Secretary General of TUC, on behalf of Organized Labour, Paragraph 1 stated as follows:

“Government has decided to grant exemption to all pension funds in the DDE Programme”

Organized Labour hereby reiterates that , this position is final as far as involvement of Pension Funds in the DDEP is concerned. By this, Organized Labour and ALL our Pension Schemes are not participating in any DDE Programme as per the aforementioned exemption from Government.

2.     Any contrary communication or position is alien to us and should be dismissed by all well-meeting Ghanaians. Any attempt to go contrary to this agreement will be fiercely raised by organised Labour.

3.    We assure all workers of Ghana that, Organized Labour will continue to safeguard their interest at all times.

Signed by

  • Dr. Anthony Yaw Baah

(Secretary General, TUC, Ghana)

  • Dr. Isaac Bampoe Addo

(Chairman, Forum)

  • Mr. Kenneth Koomson

(Deputy Secretary General, GFL)


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