January 26, 2018

Spokes person for the ad-hoc committee probing the ‘cash-for-seat scandal’, Yaw Buaben Asamoa had said Thursday sitting ended public hearing of the committee.

Controller and Accountant General, Mr. Eugene Asante Ofosuhene yesterday appeared before the committee to assist with their work.

According to Yaw Buaben Asamoa, the committee agreed to have the in camera sitting for the expatriate when pushed further as to the reason for that decision, he noted that, that is the decision for the committee and he would not go further.

And revealed that more than seven expatriate companies appeared before the committee and the information they gathered was very useful.

He was quick to point out that the media had even jumped into conclusion that the committee was “cash-for-seat committee” and further concluded that it was a scandal.

Mr. Yaw Buaben Asamoa speaking to the media just after the last public hearing assured the media that the committee has had enough information and was going to the backroom to work on its report which would be presented to the House.

The committee asked for additional week to conclude on its work when their 24th January 2018 deadline to present their report was left with a day to go. The ad-hoc committee would present its report on the 31st of January 2018.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com