Parliament sets up 5 member committee to investigate cash for seat saga

Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Oquaye has formed a five member committee to probe into allegations of extortion on the part of Ministry of Trade from expatriate companies. 

He announced the ruling on Friday, 5th January, 2018  when the House was recalled through a motion filed by the minority in Parliament .

The members of the committee are Ameyaw Kyeremeh (Chairman), Yaw Buabeng Asamoah, Dr Mark Assibey-Yeboah, James Klutse Avedzi, and Dominic Ayine.

It would be recalled that on the 29th of December, 2017, an application by the Minority led by its chief whip, Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak-Muntaka filed a motion, calling for investigations into the levy and collection by the Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Ghana cedi equivalent of various sums of money in U.S.dollars, from expatriate businesses and related matters during the recently held Ghana Expatriate Business Awards in Accra.

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