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Parliament Grills 3 Ministers This Week


Three Ministers of State have been programmed by Parliament this week to respond to various questions relating to respective their respective sectors.

Roads and Highways Minister, Kwesi Amoako-Atta is expected to answer the highest number questions.

The questions stand in the names of North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Bongo MP, Edward Abambire Bawa, Garu MP, Albert Akuka Alalzuuga and MP for Daboya/Mankarigu, Shaibu Mahama.

Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko is expected to answer two constituency specific questions standing in the names of MP for Daboya/ Mankarigu, Shaibu Mahama and Central Tongue MP, Alexander Roosevelt Hotordze.

Boakye Agyarko
Boakye Agyarko

Local Government and Rural Development Minister, Hajia Alima Mahama is also expected to answer an urgent question standing in the name of Member of Parliament for Nkwanta North, John Kwabena Bless Oti.

Hajia Alima Mahama
Hajia Alima Mahama

The Nkwanta North lawmaker is seeking to know whether Districts that were created in 2007 without seed money for take-off would be considered in the 2018 formula.

In a related development, Parliament has summoned the Local Government Minister over media reports that, the Birth and Deaths Registry has banned the registration of names such as Nana, Nii, Nene, Togui, Junior among others.

The Minister for Local Government Ministry is expected to justify the ban by the Registry.

Minority leader, Haruna Iddrisu raised the issue on the floor according to a newspaper publication.

He stated that the President of the land, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo bears the name Nana as well as many members of Parliament who bear similar names that are expected to be banned.

By: Christian Kpesese/ thePublisher

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