August 20, 2013

Mr Patrick Yaw Boamah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Okaikoi Central, has urged President John Dramani Mahatma to furnish Parliament with the mandatory annual report from the Executive as stipulated by the law.

He said compliance with the provisions of the law would ensure transparency in the work of the Executive, his Office and the Legislature.

In a letter addressed to the President and copied to the Ghana News Agency, the MP said the President had breached provisions of Section 11 of the Presidential Office Act, 1993 (Act 463) that obligates him to submit to an annual report to Parliament on staffing in his Office.

The Act stipulates that “The President shall within three months after the end of each financial year submit to Parliament an annual report containing the following information; the number of presidential staff employed at his office; the rank or grade of the personnel and employees in the other public services assigned to the Office.