Appointments Committee resumes vetting today after one-day suspension

The Appointments Committee of Parliament will today resume vetting of Ministerial nominees after sittings were suspended for a day.

The Minister-designate for Sanitation and Waters Resources, Cecilia Dapaah; Minister-designate for Public Enterprises, Joseph Cudjoe and Transport Minister-designate Kwaku Ofori Asiamah are billed to appear before the Committee today.

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Cecelia Dapaah and Kwaku Ofori Asiamah will be returning to portfolios they held previously if passed by the committee.

Joseph Cudjoe was previously a Deputy Energy Minister and will be vetted for a newly created ministry.

Nine more nominees are expected to face the committee later this week.

On Wednesday, the Railway Minister-designate John Peter Amewu; Samuel Abdulai Jinapor, the Minister-designate for Lands and Natural Resources and the Minister-designate for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso Boakye are scheduled to appear before the committee.

The Appointments Committee will on Thursday then vet Minister-designate for Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif; Awal Mohammed, the Minister-Designate for Tourism and Freda Prempeh the Minister-Designate for Works and Housing.

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On Friday, Ebenezer Kojo Kum, the Minister-Designate for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs; Alan Kyerematen, the  Minister-Designate for Trade and Industry and Kwabena Okyere Darko, the Mensah Minister-Designate for Western Region will appear before the committee.

Source: citinewsroom


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