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Cash-for-seat: Majority being ‘very dishonest’ – Muntaka

The Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, has said that members of the majority on the cash-for-seat Committee are being dishonest with the actual report of the Committee following its meeting with the various stakeholders to ascertain the veracity of claims of extortion at the Ghana Expatriate Business Awards held in December 2017. According to him, the Majority side deliberately acted ...

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Withdraw L.I. for law school admissions – Muntaka

The Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak

Minority Chief Whip, Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, is calling for the withdrawal of the Legal Profession Regulations currently before Parliament. According to him, the legislation, which has been in Parliament for over a month now, has not even been seen by some of the Members of Parliament because they do not have copies. Muntaka also alleged that, information available to him ...

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Expatriates saga: Trade Ministry to face parliament c’ttee today

Officials of the Ministry of Trade and Industry will later today [Friday], take their turn before Parliament’s Committee probing allegations that some expatriates were made to pay huge sums to have access to the President at the Ghana Expatriate Business Awards held in 2017. The 5-Member Committee chaired by Majority Chief Whip, Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh, commenced ts public hearings on Thursday ...

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Muntaka ‘lied’, no one bought seats beside Nana Addo – Trade Ministry 

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has dissociated itself from reports suggesting that it charged expatriates between $100,000 to $25,000 dollars to enable them sit close to the President at an awards ceremony. The Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, who made this allegation, had indicated that the fees charged at the Ghana Expatriate Business Awards (GEBA) were not the kind ...

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Expatriates paid $100,000 just to sit by Nana Addo – Muntaka

The Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, has alleged that the Ministry of Trade and Industry recently charged expatriates between 25,000 and 100,000 dollars, to offer them seats close to the President at an awards ceremony. According to the Asawase MP, the fees charged at the Ghana Expatriate Business Awards were not the kind of fees approved by Parliament, and that ...

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KUMACA deaths: We must find out the cause with speed – Muntaka

The Member of Parliament for Asawase, Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, has asked medical officials handling the crisis at Kumasi Academy, to quickly ascertain the cause of the recent deaths that have sparked some panic in his constituency. Speaking on Eyewitness News, the MP said the health officials needed to do all the could, “even if it means flying samples” outside the ...

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Muntaka demands independent probe into ‘killing’ of suspected robbers

Minority Chief Whip, Mubarak Muntaka, is calling for an independent investigation to ascertain the cause of death of a 38-year old suspected robber who was killed by Police in Kumasi. Awudu Osman, also known as Awudu Ninja, was shot and killed by police with his alleged accomplice Lukeman Mohammed, also known as Alfa. A final funeral rites had been held ...

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2018 budget full of slogans and ‘half-truths’ – Muntaka

Minority Chief, Mubarak Muntaka, has pooh-poohed government’s 2018 budget and policy statement presented in Parliament today [Wednesday], November 15. Speaking to Citi Business News Editor, Vivian Kai Lokko after the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta had presented the budget in the lawmaking house, Muntaka Mubarak, who is also the MP for Asawase, said government failed to provide actual figures to back ...

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Nothing wrong with gov’t funding Christian pilgrimage – Muntaka

Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, has commended government’s plans to facilitate Christian pilgrimages to Israel and other places of interest. His comments follow the announcement by Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Minister, Kofi Dzamesi, that two committees had been set up namely, Planning and Screening Committees, to oversee the operations of Christian pilgrimage in the country, beginning with a hundred pilgrims ...

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Ayariga could’ve been expelled from Parliament if… – Lawyer

The Member of Parliament for the Bawku Central Constituency, Mahama Ayariga could have been expelled from Parliament if he had pursued the bribery allegations he made against some key members on the Appointments Committee despite the Speakers of Parliament’s ruling on the matter. According to a private legal practitioner, Nii Kpakpo Samoa Addo, the Majority Members in Parliament could have ...

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