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Ayariga sues gov’t over implementation of Free SHS, MASLOC, others

MP for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga

The Bawku Central Member of Parliament, Mahama Ayariga, has sued the Akufo-Addo administration at the Supreme Court over the implementation of some of its key initiatives such as the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP), Free Senior High School, Planting for Food and Jobs as well as the operations of existing agencies like the Microfinance and Small Loans Center (MASLOC) ...

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GLC considering licensing more law schools – Mahama Ayariga

The General Legal Council (GLC) may have plans to decentralise the training of lawyers according to the Chairman of the Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament, Mahama Ayariga. After a meeting on Tuesday with the General Legal Council and Attorney General’s office to consider the Legal Profession Regulations 2017 LI, Mr. Ayariga revealed that the Council said it had Bill to allow ...

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I’ll not support law school entrance exams – Muntaka

The Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak

The Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, has said he will oppose the Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament’s recommendation to amend the law to allow the entrance exams at the Ghana School of Law School. Despite the Committee’s conclusions to allow the exams but reject the interviews, Mr. Mubarak said on Eyewitness News that “they have rules and I respect what they have ...

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C’ttee wants law school interviews scrapped; backs entrance exams

Mahama Ayariga

The Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament will recommend that the Ghana Legal Council not be allowed to conduct interviews for entrants into the Ghana School of Law. The Committee has, however, rejected petitions for the scrapping of the entrance examinations for admission into the school. This follows an agreement between the General Legal Council and the Committee over the proposed ...

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Ayariga threatens to sue state agencies acting without Parliament’s approval

MP for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga

Following the conviction of Abuga Pele and Philip Assibit over the GYEEDA scandal, the MP for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, will, next week, start a chain of events that may result in an injunction at the Supreme Court against the operations of a number of state agencies. Mr. Ayariga has said he will move against every state agency exercising “unfettered ...

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I wish I could lessen Abuga Pele’s pain – Mahama Ayariga

Mahama Ayariga

Following the six-year jail term handed out to former National Democratic Congress MP, Abuga Pele, the Bawku Central MP, Mahama Ayariga, has extended his sympathies to his former colleague. Mr. Ayariga acknowledged his friendship with Abuga Pele, a former MP for Chiana Paga, but said he “respected the conclusions of the court.” “He is a friend, a colleague. I have known ...

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We passed Martin Amidu before his vetting – Mahama Ayariga

Mahama Ayariga

The Minority in Parliament has explained that, contrary to suggestions that officials of the former administration are scared of the Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu, they are rather supportive of his work, for which reason they reached a decision to pass him before Tuesday’s vetting. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, MP for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, said, even before ...

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We’ll grill Martin Amidu fairly – Mahama Ayariga

Mahama Ayariga

A Minority Member on Parliament’s Appointments Committee, Mahama Ayariga, has told Citi News his side will go into the vetting of the Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu without any biases. He said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) members on the Committee, will not frustrate the process, but will ensure that Martin Amidu passes the test of competence and fairness before ...

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Nana Addo’s suspension of Regional Minister ‘unconstitutional’- Ayariga

Mahama Ayariga

National Democratic Congress [NDC] Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, has described the President’s decision to suspend the Upper West Regional Minister as unlawful. Speaking on Eyewitness News on Thursday, Mahama Ayariga argued that, the Constitution has laid out the procedures for sanctioning a Minister. According to him, the President could have either reshuffled the Minister or dismissed him, ...

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Suspending regional minister commendable, but deputy can’t act – Haruna

The leader of the Minority in Parliament has described the directive by President Nana Akufo-Addo for the Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, Amidu Ishaq to act in the stead of the suspended Regional Minister, Sulemana Alhassan as unconstitutional. While commending the decision taken by the President to suspend the Regional Minister, Haruna Iddrisu stated that, it was imperative that the President ...

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