February 6, 2020
Chairman of the Government Assurance Committee, Collins Owusu Amankwah has said the Committee would embark on a verification and monitoring tour to some institutions to ascertain for themselves the state of those facilities.

According to the chairman, the Committee will visit the University of Ghana Medical Facility, how it’s being used and some industries in Tema.

He further pointed out in an interview that the Committee would inspect some completed E-Blocks as far as the Ministry of Education is concerned and Akumfi Juice Factory under the current government’s one district one factory.

“Government Assurance Committee is working and we are mandated to examine issues related to promises and assurance undertaking given by Ministers, some of the Ministries we would visit are Youth and Sports, Special Development and Railway Development”.

He furthermore added that the Committee after the verification would put a report together which would be submitted to the plenary for further deliberation and afterwards engage individual Ministers.

“That is what the media is interested in, we would have public hearing so that you know those working and those who are not working”, he said.

Mr. Amankwah noted that leadership decides everything and he is poised to work for the good of Ghanaians as democracy is all about accountability and responsiveness. “I can assure you we stand tall when it comes to issues of probity and accountability”, as it’s the only Committee that does not need a referral from the Speaker of the House, “So if a promise drops we go after it”.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com