Minister Tweah Refutes Reports of ‘Beef’ with Shaw

first_imgFinance Minister Samuel D. Tweah: “Let our critics know that we’re roads to develop the country, but not to gain political plus.” The Minister of Finance, Samuel Tweah, has categorically rejected local media reports that the Special Advisor to President George Weah, Emmanuel Shaw, has called for his resignation, but did not say why he should resign.Speaking to the Daily Observer yesterday, Thursday, July 19, on current developments in the country, Minister Tweah said the information carried in a local daily recently is false and misleading.“Shaw and I are on good terms and there’s nothing suggesting that we have a conflict for which he intends calling for my resignation,” Minister Tweah told the Daily Observer.He said on Wednesday of this week, he and Shaw met and discussed a number of issues appertaining to the forward march of President Weah’s pro-poor agenda.The media report claiming that both men were at loggerheads disclosed that Minister Tweah has been the one leading the government delegation to Singapore to negotiate the loan deal with ETON Finance Private Limited, which Shaw has distanced himself from. However Minister Tweah completely dismissed the reports, terming them as false.Meanwhile, Finance Minister Tweah, reacting to suggestions that the Eton and EBOMAF loan arrangements have fizzled out, dismissed such claims, adding that the matter is under consideration and is being finalized but did not say when it will finally be concluded.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Ronaldo pens emotional letter to Real Madrid fans after exit

first_imgRonaldo went on to express his gratitude for the time he has spent at the Bernabeu and insisted the club would always have a place in his heart.He said: “Real Madrid has conquered my heart, and that of my family, and that is why more than ever I want to say thank you: thanks to the club, the president, the directors, my colleagues, all the technicians, doctors, physios and incredible workers. They make everything work and they are tirelessly watching every detail.“Thank you infinitely once more to our fans and thanks also to Spanish Football. During these nine exciting years, I have had great players in front of me. My respect and my recognition for all of them. 3 Cristiano Ronaldo has left Real Madrid to join Italian champions Juventus moving on LIVING THE DREAM REVEALED Ronaldo has won five Ballon d’Or trophies in his career, one with Manchester United and the rest with Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo won his fourth Champions League with Real Madrid in 2018 IN DEMAND Cristiano Ronaldo has written an emotional letter to Real Madrid fans.The Portuguese superstar is moving to Juventus in a stunning £99million deal after Real agreed to his request to leave. Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland It brings to an end a remarkable record-breaking spell at the Bernabeu for Ronaldo, who moved to the club in 2009 from Manchester United.In his nine years with the Spanish giants, he scored a staggering 450 goals and won a glittering array of major trophies, including four Champions League titles, three Club World Cups, two LaLiga titles and two Copa Del Reys.In an open letter issued via the club’s official website,, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner wrote: “These years at Real Madrid and in this city of Madrid have been possibly the happiest of my life.“I only have feelings of enormous gratitude for this club, for these fans and for this city. I can only thank all of them for the love and affection I have received.“However, I believe that the time has come to open a new stage in my life and that is why I have asked the club to accept transferring me. I feel that way and I ask everyone, and especially our followers, to please understand me.” Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star center_img 3 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade 3 Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti targets Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January RANKED The Portugal international added: “They have been an absolutely wonderful nine years. They have been nine unique years. It has been an exciting time for me, but also hard because Real Madrid makes a very high demand, but I know very well that I will never forget that I have enjoyed football here in a unique way.“I have had fabulous team-mates on the field and in the dressing room, I have felt the warmth of an incredible crowd and together we have won three Champions Leagues in a row and four Championships in five years.“And with them also on an individual level, I have the satisfaction of having won four Ballon d’Ors and three Golden Boots during my time at this immense and extraordinary club.” targets “I have reflected a lot and I know that the time has come for a new cycle. I’m leaving, but this shirt, this badge and the Santiago Bernabeu will continue to always feel as my own wherever I am.“Thanks to all and, of course, as I said that first time in our stadium nine years ago, ‘Hala Madrid!’.” LATEST Latest Transfer News Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father last_img read more