June 15, 2017

The first batch of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s Ministers will face the Government Assurance Committee after the 7th of July 2017 as part of its oversight responsibility, ranking member of the committee Emmanuel Kwesi Bedzrah revealed in an interview just after the committee’s meeting.

He noted that on the 7th of July 2017 the committee will be in the Western Region to have an induction for both new and old members of the committee, which will draw a programme for the second meeting.

Whiles members of the committee will be taken through the act of investigation and further look at rules of engagement; it will at the same time start its first public hearing after the induction.

The Ho West Member of Parliament (MP) further revealed in an interview that, it is not too early for the committee to start its first public hearing, since promises had already been given by some Ministers of state.

He further Clearfield that, the committee’s mandate is limited to promises made by Ministers of state and Regional Ministers, either on the floor of the House or at the committee level and noted that their mandate does not extend to Municipal Metropolitan and District Chief Executives (MMDCE’s).

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com