Parliament will resume sitting today, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, after a three-week shutdown.
The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin suspended activities of the house following the confirmation of over 100 cases of COVID-19 among Members of Parliament (MPs) and staff of the house.
Members and staff have been tested once again ahead of the resumption of activities in the house.
The Appointments Committee will later today continue vetting of nominees of the President for various ministerial roles.
The Minister – Designate for Ashanti region, Simon Osei Mensah, the Minister-Designate for Bono region, Justina Owusu Banahene and the Minister-Designate for the Bono East region, Adu Gyan is expected to be vetted.
Meanwhile, the NDC MPs on Committee have unanimously rejected the approval of some ministers-designate.
These nominees are Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, minister-designate for Information; Hawa Koomson, minister-designate for Fisheries and Aquaculture and Owusu Afriyie Akoto, minister-designate for Food and Agriculture
Besides the three nominees who the NDC members of the committee have decided not to approve, there are a few others whose decision is yet to be taken on their approval or rejection.
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