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The Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin has set a committee to analyze the allegations made in opposition to the Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta by the Minority in Parliament for which they filed a movement to get him faraway from workplace.

The 8-member committee, co-chaired by Dr Dominic Ayine and KT Hammond, lawmakers for Bolgatanga East and Adansi-Asokwa respectively, has inside seven working days to finish its work and submit the report

The Speaker’s ruling got here after the Deputy Majority Chief in Parliament Alexander Afenyo-Markin challenged the movement of the Minority on the idea that the Finance Minister will undergo injustice if the Home goes forward with the applying.

Mr Afenyo-Markin indicated that the claims by the Minority had been felony in nature upon a correct scrutiny.

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To that finish, he known as for a good listening to for the Minister.

The Minority accused Mr Ofori-Atta of, amongst different issues, personally benefitting from each mortgage that the federal government takes.

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However the Effutu Member of Parliament stated “these issues, upon a correct scrutiny, are felony in nature. The Minister ought to be given a good listening to.”

“If we go forward with the applying we will likely be doing lots of injustice to our colleague. If this utility is allowed it is going to be injustice and unfairness, the Minister wouldn’t have been given enough time to arrange for his protection,” he confused.

Justifying the movement to get the Finance Minister eliminated, the Minority Chief Haruna Iddrisu stated President Akufo-Addo was not able to sack the Minister.

Subsequently, he appealed the Majority Members of Parliament to help the transfer to get him eliminated.

In his ruling on this matter, Speaker Bagbin stated after asserting the formation of the committee that “The proof will likely be positioned earlier than the committee. The Minister may have the chance to defend himself.

“A report will likely be introduced to the Home, and we are going to debate that report.”


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