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Parliament recalled for five-day emergency sitting

By Christopher Arko, GNA  

Accra, Sept. 24, GNA - The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has recalled members of the House to begin a five-day emergency sitting from Monday, September 24, to Friday, September 28, to consider important matters brought before the House.

Pursuant to Order 42 (3) of the Standing Orders of Parliament, the Speaker directed that Parliament, notwithstanding anything to the contrary, be recalled from recess to sit from Monday to Friday to consider among others, some “urgent Parliamentary business.”

Parliament is expected to consider the Financing Agreement between Ghana and International Development Association of the World Bank, Supplier Credit Agreement between Ghana and Federal Republic of Brazil and Minerals Development Fund Bill, among others.

The House is also expected to work on the consideration of the Right to Information Bill, the new ministerial appointments by the Appointments Committee of Parliament, as well as consider the new Ameri Power Agreement,

The legislators are further expected to confirm President Akufo-Addo’s nomination of four justices to the Supreme Court.


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