June 17, 2018

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu had jump to the defense of officials of the National Health Insurance Authority  (NHIA) and that of the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund).

When Member of Parliament for Wa West, Joseph Yieleh Chireh complained on the floor of the House, that officials of NHIA and GETFund who were bill to brief the House did not turn up on Wednesday the 13th of June 2018.

According to the Majority Leader, the officials  of the above state institutions were in the House, to brief the House as it had requested on Wednesday, but looking at the number of MPs on the floor of  the House less than twenty they were directed to come back next week for the briefing.

The Common fund administrator Naa Torshie would in addition appear on the floor of the House with her sector Minister Hajia Alima Mahama to address the House on some issues the Minority are not comfortable with including the issue of government redirecting funds back to the central government,  instead of going to the local level for development.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com