July 19, 2018

Chairman of the human resource of the Parliamentary Service Board and Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu had assured staff of Parliament that, the Speaker Professor Mike Aaron Oquaye
remains committed to improving their moral and prepare to motivate them.

According to the Chairman of the Human Resource of the Parliamentary Service Board, some decisions are being taken to change the fortunes of the staffs at all levels and not limited to clerks and directors.

He further pointed out that the Speaker is much interested in the welfare of those at the lower level to the extent that when a decision is being taken he would ask, “to what extent does this decision affect the ordinary worker or the security personnel”.

Mr. Haruna Iddrisu further added that some decisions are being taken to improve the working condition, “we are not there yet but the promise looks good with the commitment for a new pay policy before the Parliamentary service board”

Ghana can celebrate twenty-five years of Parliamentary democracy, not satisfactorily, but Parliament had played its oversight role by keeping the Executive arm of government in check to be accountable to the people of Ghana, he said.

“We can do more as Parliament, when we have well resource and able staffs, but again we need to ask ourselves to what extent had we made Parliament more transparent and accountable to the people”, he pointed out.

Minority Leader made this remarks at the week-long celebration of inter departmental and research information group.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com