General News of Friday, 2 February 2018
Minister for Monitoring and Evaluation Dr Anthony Akoto Osei has told the minority to back down on the demand for the full list of presidential staffers.
The minister indicated that , he is monitoring affairs at the presidency and “when it is due, it will be brought here [parliament]. It is not due yet. We are within so take your time,” he told parliament on Friday, February 2 in response to demands by Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu for him to make the disclosure to the House.
However,the Minority’s demand is in accordance with Presidential Office Act, 1993, Act 463, section 11 which mandates the president to provide the list to Parliament.
North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, raised the matter and was seconded by Mr Iddrisu.