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General News of Saturday, 13 April 2019


Evelyn Richardson gets the nod as Bono Regional Minister

Parliament on Friday evening approved by a majority secret votes the nomination of Mrs. Evelyn Ama Kumi Richardson as the Minister for Bono Region.

The approval of her nomination was put on hold when the Minority in Parliament raised issues earlier in the day during the debate of the Report of the Appointment Committee.

The Speaker, Professor Aaron Mike Ocquaye directed a secret ballot by the House to determine the fate of the nominee.

One hundred and twenty four (124) MPs voted yes while 85 dissented.

The Speaker congratulated the Minister on her appointment to the position.

Parliament has since gone on recess and would resume on May 29.