October 12, 2018
Committee chairs are adhering to directives given by the Speaker of Parliament Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye during the emergency sitting to speed up referrals at the committee level.

According to the Speaker the third meeting of the second session of the seventh Parliament of the fourth Republic would be a budget meeting and there are a lot to be done hence his advice.

Despite the House being on recess, committee meetings are being held in Parliament. On Wednesday the 10th of October 2018, the committee on Youth Sports and Culture held a meeting to deliberate on some matters before it, likewise the committee on Works, Housing, Sanitation and Water Resources.

The Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs had a stakeholders meeting to deliberate on companies bill whiles the committee on Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs would be also engaging on a field trip.

In an interview chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Dr. James Klutse Avedzi had also indicated that PAC would be meeting during the recess and when the House returns from recess 30th of October, each week there would be hearing to dispose of the backlog of referrals.

Chairman of the Government Assurance Committee Yaw Frimpong Addo has also pointed out that his committee has gotten the green light for funds and would start within the recess.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com