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“Speaker position not your inheritance” – Minority to Speaker

[ad_1] The Minority members of Parliament Thursday clashed with the Speaker of the House, Professor Mike Oquaye, accusing him of bias for the umpteenth time. The verbal fracas started during the passage of the Special Petroleum Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018 where Minority Chief Whip Muntaka Mubarak described the quantum of …

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“You can’t walk over us”- Minority to Mensah-Bonsu

[ad_1] The Minority in Parliament has descended heavily on the Majority Leader Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu for castigating them for boycotting the debate on the on the report of the 5-member cash for seat committee. The committee Tuesday February 6, 2018, submitted its report to the House, clearing the Trade and …

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Cash for seat: We may go to  CHRAJ – Ablakwa

[ad_1] The Member of Parliament for North Tongu Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has revealed the minority in the chamber is considering petitioning the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice over the controversial cash for seat saga. It comes after the report compiled by the majority members on the committee, tasked …

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Cash for seat: Trade Ministry engaged in “serious ethical violations”

[ad_1] The Minority report of the Parliamentary Committee probing the ‘Cash-for-Seat’ saga has indicted the Trade and Industry Ministry of engaging in “serious ethical violations” by allowing its credibility as a public agency to be used to “amass profit” at last year’s Ghana Expatriates Business Awards (GEBA). The indictment contained …

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Bring back ‘Spy Bill’ – Minority

[ad_1] The Minority in Parliament on Thursday called for the reintroduction of the controversial Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunications Bill before Parliament. The bill, which was laid before Parliament in February 2016 was to allow the country’s security agencies to listen in on private conversations of citizens for the …

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Resignation plot: Minority fighting a lost battle – Majority

[ad_1] The Majority in parliament has pledged to foil any attempt by the Minority to pass a vote of censure on the Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta which will lead to the House not recognizing the minister. The Minority on Wednesday January 31, 2018 resurrected the $2.25billion bond saga calling for …

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$2.25b bond: Ofori-Atta must resign – Minority

[ad_1] The Minority in Parliament is demanding the resignation of the Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta following CHRAJ’s declaration that several statutory regulations governing issuance of bonds were breached in the issuance of the $2.25 billion bond. The Ministry of Finance last year announced the successful issuance of 15 and 7 …

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Minority to storm SC over Speaker swearing-in as prez law

[ad_1] The Minority in Parliament has described as “unconstitutional” continuous swearing in of the Speaker of Parliament as the acting President whenever the President and the Vice President are out of the country. They have therefore; served notice they will be heading to the Supreme Court to challenge the constitutionality …

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GITMO 2: Akufo-Addo disrespecting Supreme Court – Minority

[ad_1] The Minority in parliament has chastised government over its failure to bring the agreement allowing the two ex-GITMO detainees to stay in the country before parliament for ratification. The Supreme Court last year declared as unconstitutional the admission of the two—Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef and Khalid Muhammad Salih …

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$100k expats saga:  Emergency sitting unnecessary – Majority

[ad_1] The Majority in parliament has described as “unnecessary” the House’s recall over the $100.000.00 fee charged expatriates to share a table with President Akufo-Addo at an award ceremony last year. Members of Parliament returned Friday January 5, 2018 to the House after being summoned by the Speaker, Prof. Mike …

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