January 4, 2020

Two lawmakers from the Volta Region have emerged as overall best Member of Parliament and best Minority MPs for the year 2019.

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) FAKS Investigation Services, a Ghanaian Research Institute after review of survey data for last year bestowed on Member of Parliament for Adaklu, Governs Kwame Agbodza as best MP for 2019.

Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa also emerged as the best Minority lawmaker with Dr. Zenator Rawlings MP for Klottey Korley as best female MP for 2019.

The survey is carried out annually to assess the performance of Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Regional Ministers, Lawmakers, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in Ghana.

The survey focuses on project initiatives, the execution of projects and the impacts the projects have or will have on Ghanaians as a whole.

Respondents to the survey were mainly traditional rulers, commercial divers, journalists, students, petty traders, business owners, civil society organisations, academia and market women.

In a statement, the secretary of the Volta Regional branch of the National Democratic Congress, James Gunu, congratulated the three lawmakers on behalf of the Chairman, Functional Executive Committee (FEC), and Regional Executive Committee.

The statement further pointed out that it hopes the recognition will serve as a motivation and challenge to the lawmakers to deepen Parliamentary democracy and improve the lives of their constituents.

“Volta Region is proud of you for these well-deserved and an outstanding achievement, your performance has put the Region on a high pedestal to be considered for a Parliamentary training Institute to train present and future Parliamentarians in Ghana and the sub-region”.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com