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A look at the Independent MPs of the 3rd Parliament of Ghana (2001-2005)

The 3rd Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana recorded two independent MPs including Joseph Kojo Akudibillah and James Victor Gbeho.

Joseph Kojo Akudibillah born January 1948 is also a Ghanaian diplomat and currently Ghana’s Ambassador to the Vatican.

James Victor Gbeho (born 12 January, 1935, in Keta, Ghana), represented the people of the Anlo constituency. He is a lawyer and diplomat and was once the President of the ECOWAS Commission from 2010 to 2012. He served under both Presidents Jerry John Rawlings, and John Atta Mills.

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The Youngest Male MP of the 8th Parliament of Ghana

Ekow Vincent Assafuah, born on September 27, 1990 is the youngest Male Member of Parliament of the 8th Parliament of the fourth Republic of Ghana.

A native of Anomabo Anomansa, he represents the people of Old Tafo in the Ashanti Region at the legislature at the Majority side of the House.

Currently, he is the Deputy Minister for Local Government Decentralization and Rural Development.

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Budget Estimate and Economic Policy Approval

A budget contains reviews of the state of the national economy, expenditure and revenue projections, strategies for revenue generation and policies relevant for the ensuing year.

The President is mandated by article(s) 179 and 180 of the 1992 Constitution to submit a budget to Parliament each year for approval. And the Finance Minister represents the President in presenting the budget in parliament.

Per Article 179, “the budget has to be prepared and laid before Parliament, at least one month before the end of the financial year.

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