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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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Akufo-Addo engaged in ‘chaskele’ appointments – Muntaka

The Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, has likened President Akufo-Addo’s ministerial nominations to the game of ‘chaskele’ saying it appears the portfolios were just being passed on to “everyone.” ‘Chaskele’ is a local Ghanaian game somewhat similar to cricket. It is unclear what analogy Hon. Muntaka sought to put across, but he generally described as shameful and ridiculous the president’s ...

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Relocate Pan African Parliament from SA over xenophobic attacks – Muntaka

The Member of Parliament for Asawase constituency in the Ashanti Region, Muntaka Mubarak Mohammed has moved a motion for the relocation of the Pan African parliament from South Africa following renewed xenophobic attacks in that country. According to him, some of his colleagues in the parliament feel insecure to travel to the country to conduct parliamentary business over the renewed ...

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I didn’t receive or give out ‘bribe money’ – Muntaka tells Committee

Minority Chief Whip and National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Asawase, Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, has stated under oath that he never took any money from the Chairman of the Appointments Committee of Parliament, Joe Osei-Owusu, to be given to some minority members as bribe. Appearing before the five-member ad-hoc committee investigating the allegation today [Monday], February 20, the ...

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Muntaka managing bribery scandal information – Suhuyini

A Member of Parliament’s Appointments Committee, Alhassan Suhuyini has noted that the Minority Chief Whip, Mubarak Mohammed Muntaka was only managing information in the bribery scandal when he denied his involvement in the matter that has hit the Committee. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show in reaction to a disclaimer issued by the Minority Chief Whip who has been named by the ...

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