September 5, 2019

The Coalition on the Right to Information, Ghana (RTI Coalition) and its collaborators have formed a thirteen (13) member technical committee known as the Civil Society of RTI implementation, which began work from Thursday 8th of August 2019.

These committees would collaborate with key stakeholders to get Ghana ready for effective implementation of the RTI Act from January 2020.

The CSOs said they recognise the road map set out by the Ministry of Information for a full roll out of the law next year.

In an interview, the CSOs committee spokesperson, Sammy Obeng noted that the committee would complement the efforts of the Ministry and all other stakeholders to ensure that the measures planned for implementation are actually achieved.

As part of its activities the committee has developed a strategic plan to guide the RTI coalitions support for the effective implementation of the Act.

The following under listed persons form the membership of the implementation committee; Jeremiah Sam programmes, Manager Penlusbytes Chairperson; Gloria Hiadzi, Vice Chair; and Esther Ahulu, Secretary.

Other members are Affail Money, Akoto Ampaw, Beauty Emefa Narteh, Collins Osei, Elvis Darko, Kojo Asante, Linda Ofori-Kwafo, Mina Mensah, Naa Ayele Sekyere and Ugonna Ukaigwe.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/