First Deputy speaker of Parliament Joe Osei Owusu has been in the news in recent days after he made controversial comments in relation to the mandate security agencies should be given in the fight against galamsey.
Osei Owusu, taking a hard line stance, said that the security agencies should be given a shoot to kill mandate to serve as a deterrent to people to stay away from galamsey.
The Appointment’s Committee of Parliament has approved President’s Akufo-Addo’s nominee for the position of Independent Special Prosecutor.
Martin A.B.K Amidu, who was vetted by the Committee last week, received a near unanimous approval, with all members of the committee voting for him except NDC MP Alhassan Suhuyini.
The Committee set up to investigate allegations of bribery in Parliament presented their report on the floor of the house Thursday, sparking untold drama.
The Joe Ghartey led Committee said in their report that they had found no evidence of Ayariga’s bribery claim and thus, due to the slurs he had casted on the reputations of both the house and the honourable members he accused, he needed to apologise for his behaviour.