Tag Archives: Odekro

85 MPs absented themselves from parliament without permission – Report

Ministers of State who double as Members of Parliament, were the worst culprits of absenteeism without permission during the First and Second sittings of the seventh parliament, 2017. The Ministers, including deputies, absented themselves from at least 15 sittings without the permission of the Speaker of Parliament. This was contained in a report by Odekro, a civil society organization focused ...

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Having more MPs as Ministers undermines Parliament – Odekro

Civil Society Group, Odekro has reiterated calls for a re-examination of Article 78 which compels the President to appoint majority of Ministers from Parliament. The group stands by its earlier position that such a move undermines the authority Parliament possesses. The statement below contains details of Odekro’s concerns on President  Nana Addo’s appointment   Press Release: The fallout from Nana ...

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More MPs as ministers will weaken Parliament – Odekro

Civil Society Group, Odekro, has expressed concerns about the large number of parliamentarians appointed as Ministers to serve in President Nana Addo’s government. According to the group, the appointment of thirty-eight experienced parliamentarians as Ministers, could weaken the law making House’s leadership. It added that, the  situation where some members of the NPP’s parliamentary leadership find themselves in the executive, will ...

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