March 19, 2018

Appointment Committee of Parliament on Monday morning at 10:25am ensured that the directives of Speaker Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye that only ten supporters of a nominee be allowed to sit at the vetting was adhered to.

Chairman of the committee Joseph Osei-Owusu directed that persons who were not among the ten persons allowed were walked out of the vetting room.

Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye has given a stern warning that members of the Ghanaian public should accord same respect they would give the High Court, to the Appointment Committee of the House.

According to the Speaker, Parliament is going to insist that only ten members of a nominees close relations like spouse friends and others can be in the vetting room.

“Marshal can you enforce the directives of Mr. Speaker”, and the Marshal together with the security men and women around enforced the directives.

Minister designate for the Savannah Region, Salifu Adam Braimah was the first to come before the committee.

Whiles checks done by can reveal that there were a lot of people gathered at the reception of job 600 to watch the proceedings of the committee live on televisions provided, with others also gathered in front of the committee building.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.coma