June 11, 2018


The National Identification Authority (NIA) which is under the supervision of the Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr. Antony Osei Akoto would be on the floor of the House this week Tuesday to brief the House.

According to the business statement presented to the House on Friday the 8th of June, 2018, the NIA officials would meet the committee of the whole.

MPs had expressed worry over the technical challenges the Authority faced when it was supposed to start roll-out of the registration exercise for the Ghana card.

Member of Parliament for South Dayi Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor in an early interview indicated that, NIA would have to come to the House and update it on reasons why some recommendation they made to make the registration exercise smooth were not taken on board.

On same day, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Alima Mahama and the Common fund Administrator Naa Torshie are supposed to update the House on the disbursement of the Common Fund.

The Minority had earlier held press conference to challenge why there is capping of funds, meant for the various local authorities to undertake development, are rather being directed to the central government.

On the following day, Wednesday, the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) would appear in Parliament to brief the House on the disbursement of GETFund.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com