Wed. Nov 30th, 2022

Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has resigned from Parliament’s Appointments Committee.

Joy News today’s publication says this was contained in a letter dated March 30, addressed to the Speaker, Alban Kingsford Bagbin, with the MP explaining why he took such decision.

“After days of careful reflection and thoughtful considerations”, the story quoted the MP’s resignation letter as saying.

“I shall like to state that the reasons for this difficult decision is both personal and on principle,” it sdded..

The former Deputy Education Minister said the Speaker must consider his resignation to be with immediate effect.

To that effect, he stressed that he will, therefore, not be available for the vetting of President Akufo-Addo’s nominees for Deputy ministerial positions.

There has been pressure from certain quarters of the party accusing the thirteen (13) members of minority caucus on the appointments committee for approving some ministerial nominees that were deemed not fit to occupy the positions.

The lattest being the finance minister, Hon. Ken Ofori Atta, with the minority leader saying they approved him to go and “carry his own cross”, which was supported by the General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia on Face 2 Face last night on Citi TV.

Meanwhile, it is still not clear what Informs his decision to resign from the committee.

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