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We’ll snub recall to ratify old US army agreements – Ablakwa

Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

The NDC MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has said the possible recall of Parliament to ratify the 1998 and the 2015 defence cooperation agreements the country signed with the US is the manifestation of a confused government and a waste of taxpayers’ money. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Mr. Abakwa said either the Government is confused or “only engaged in pedestrian propaganda to ...

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Ablakwa forgives as Martin Amidu ‘mellows’

MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

North Tongu Member of Parliament, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has settled a disagreement between him and the Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu. Mr. Ablakwa told Citi News that he had accepted what he believed to be contrite words from Mr. Amidu during his vetting on Tuesday. He however maintained that Mr. Amidu “used very unprintable language on my person” and he should ...

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Volo digital Health Centre abandoned over lack of staff – Ablakwa

National Democratic Congress [NDC], Member of Parliament North Tongu Constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has explained that the solar-powered medical centre at the Volo Digital Village completed in 2015, is not operational due to lack of staff to man the facility. According to him, prospective staff were turning down offers to work at the facility, citing the lack of staff accommodation ...

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Expatriates saga: Ablakwa calls for audit of GEBA accounts

The Minority Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has called for an independent audit of the accounts used by the organizers of the Ghana Expatriates Business Awards (GEBA) ceremony, which was held in December 2017. The Minority had alleged that the Trade Ministry collected amounts ranging from $25,000 to $100,000 from the expatriates to enable them sit close to ...

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Ablakwa rejects Ahenkorah’s apology, threatens suit

MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

National Democratic Congress [NDC] Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has turned down Deputy Trade Minister, Carlos Ahenkorah’s apology, threatening to clear his name in court. The two MPs got into a heated argument in Parliament over the controversial Ghana Expatriate Business Awards, following claims by the Minority that government charged $100,000 from expatriates to make them ...

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We can prove Trade Ministry extortion claims – Minority

MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

The Minority in Parliament is ready to appear before any investigative body to provide evidence of extortion in the allegations against the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Millennium Excellence Foundation, the MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has disclosed. He contended that the Millennium Excellence Foundation was only dancing around the truth in its recent denial of the ...

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‘We must let NDC understand that we’re in power’ – Ahenkorah fumes

Deputy Trade and Industry Minister, and New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Tema West, Carlos Ahenkorah, has defended his verbal assault on NDC MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, saying “we must let these people understand that we are in power”. The MP, who had been called on Eyewitness News on Tuesday after a near-fight encounter with ...

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North Tongu: Ablakwa supports Free SHS with donation to schools

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu Constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has presented some items in support of the implementation of the government’s free Senior High School education policy. Two secondary schools in the North Tongu district; Mepe St Kizito and Battor Senior High Schools, on Wednesday took delivery of a total of 200 set of mono desks, seven white marker ...

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Donkorkrom Eastern University campus moved to Kyebi – Ablakwa

A former Deputy Minister for Education, and MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, is alleging that the Akufo-Addo government has relocated the Donkorkrom campus of the University of Environment and Sustainable Development to Akyem Bunso, near Kyebi in the Eastern Region. According to him, the government’s move is without recourse to Parliament, although the house originally approved the construction ...

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Mahama ‘abandoned’ progressively free SHS beneficiaries – NAPO

Despite promises by the Mahama administration to champion what he called a progressively free Senior High School initiative, no student received a scholarship for the 2016/2017 academic year, according to the Minister for Education, Matthew Opoku Prempeh. The Minister said the government at the time did not fulfill its promise to award scholarships to some 100,000 students in boarding schools who ...

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