September 8, 2017


The Ranking Member on Constitutional Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, and Member of Parliament for Tamele Central Inusah Abdallah Fuseini says the Special Prosecutors Bill that has gone through first reading should be passed by Parliament ending of October.

He reveal to that from the 12th to 13th of September the committee will have a stakeholders meeting in Parliament House to collate views of experts and stakeholders.

The committee he made known will be divided into three, first group will be in Canada second will be in South Africa whiles the last group will be in Singapore, to under study the office of the special prosecutor from the 23rd of September 2017.

Early decision to visit Kenya had to be reverted due to the Political situation in that country and replaced with South Africa.

The Tamale Central lawmaker further explained that, the abroad trip will help the committee understudy the neutrality and independence of the special prosecutor as assured in the various legislative office, how the budget of the office is made available and approved.

He disclosed that on 26th of September 2017, they will by then return from their trip, meet in Koforidua, take the Bill clause by clause, a lot of work will be done by October and when Parliament resumes it would be submitted.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/