July 9, 2021

Parliament has adopted a private member motion to constitute a bi-partisan Committee to investigate the procurement contracts between the government of the Republic of Ghana and Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum, and one other for supply of Sputnik-V COVID-19 vaccines and submit a report for the consideration of the House.

This decision came up, when Haruna Iddrisu, minority leader together with six MPs from his side   called on Speaker of Parliament to constitute a committee to investigate into the price of COVID-19 vaccine which the government of Ghana through the health ministry is buying the vaccines at a cost of $19 and $26 Dollars per doze, whilst it has been accepted internationally at $10 Dollars per doze.

Meanwhile, the House is expected to constitute the committee on Friday, July 10, 20221 with its terms and refences

The members behind the Private Members’ Motion are as follows:

  1. Mr. Haruna Iddrisu
  2. Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak
  3. Kwabena Mintah Akandoh
  4. Dr Sebastian Ngmenenso Sandaare
  5. Mr. Samuel Okudzato Ablakwa
  6. Dr Mark Kurt Nawaane
  7. Ernest Henry Norgbey

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/Ghanamps.com