March 23, 2012

Parliament has approved the nomination of the Member of Parliament for Asawase, Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak to replace Hon. Moses Asaga, who has been appointed Minister of State, as a representative of the Parliament of Ghana at the Pan – African Parliament.

Under Article 4(2) of the Protocol to the Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community relating to the Pan-African Parliament by (5) five Parliaments, at least one of whom shall be a woman.

Under Rule8(4) of the Rules and Procedure of the Pan-African Parliament, a Member loses his/her seat when he/she is appointed to executive or judicial position.

Hon. Mohammed Muntaka who is to replace Moses Asaga is a second term MP who contributed efficiently to the business of the floor of the House.

He currently Chairs the Health Committee of the Parliament, a position he has occupied very effectively.

Kwadwo Anim/