July 27, 2017
The Minister for Food and Agriculture will be the first sector Minister to appear before the Government Assurance Committee second week in October 2017, Mr. Yaw Frimpong Addo  Chairman of the Committee reveal in an interview  with ghanamps.com.

He noted that the committee will embark on field verification trips first on the line will be to farms that were invaded by army worms as public funds have been voted to deal with the problem.

In addition the trip will cover planning for food and jobs which is under the Ministry of Food and Agriculture.  And further made known next to come before the committee will be the Minister of Energy as the committee will visit most of the institutions that produce power, ascertain their difficulties and assess what has been done to end the power outages permanently.

Mr. Yaw Frimpong also stated that the Minister of Finance will feature prominently at the Public hearing of the committee and made known that it is not too early to start the first public hearing of the Committee this year.

‘Nobody should see our work as a witch hunting exercise and stated that Ministers and Regional Ministers, are the category of people our works cover”.
The Committee has developed a manual first ever of a committee in the House to train members of the committee on its workings.

According to the chairman of the Government Assurance Committee, a subcommittee is working in cutting out all promises made on the floor of the House in the Parliamentary Hansard to be used.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com