Just In: Okudzeto Ablakwa Resigns From Parliament’s Appointments Committee

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu,  Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has resigned from Parliament’s Appointments Committee, GhanaXtra.Com can report.

The resignation of Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa from Parliament’s Appointments Committee takes immediate effect.

A letter addressed to the leadership of Parliament indicates that the decision is personal and on principle.

The resignation of Okudzeto Ablakwa means he will not be available for the vetting of Deputy Ministerial nominees.

“I shall like to state that the reasons for this difficult decision is both personal and on principle.

“Respectfully, do take note that my resignation is with immediate effect and, therefore, I shall not be available for the vetting of nominees for deputy ministerial positions,” the letter reads in parts.

His resignation comes a day after the Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central, Albert Adongo broke ranks with the Minority in Parliament over the approval of the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta.

Meanwhile, this portal is reliably informed that the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin has scheduled a meeting with Okudzeto Ablakwa in a bid to have him rescind his decision.

Read the full resignation letter below

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