21 January 2013

Ghana: Ministerial Vetting Starts On Thursday

The Appointment Committee of Parliament will on 24th and 25th January vet six of President John Mahama's nominees for ministerial appointments.

In a public announcement on Saturday, the Deputy Clerk to Parliament, Alhaji Ibrahim Gombilla, named the nominees as Mr Seth Terkper; Finance and Economic Planning, Ms Hanna Tetteh; Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration; Alhaji Collins Dauda; Water Resources, Works and Housing and Clement Kofi Humado; Agriculture.

The rest are Alhaji A.B. Inusah Fuseini; Lands and Natural Resources and Alhaji Amin Amidu Sulemani; Roads and Highways.

According to the announcement, the vetting will commence at 10:00 hours on both days at the Speaker's Conference Room.

It invited written memoranda on the nominees from the general public to reach the Clerk to Parliament not later than 1000 hours on January 23.

Meanwhile, all members of the Appointments Committee are to attend a meeting at the Speaker's Conference Room at 1100 hours on January 23.

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