Politics of Friday, 19 April 2013
Source: Joy Online
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has demanded the Deputy Northern regional minister designate to produce his ordinary and advanced school certificates.
This was after Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini had admitted to the committee that the certificates were missing.
Though the nominee had stated on his CV that he completed his O and A level education at the T.I Ahmadiyah senior high school in Kumasi, he could not indicate the certificates acquired.
After further probing, he told the committee the certificates were missing. Alhaji Fuseini explained to the committee that he had left the certificates in the care of his relatives to travel, only to find upon return they had gone missing.
“…But I can tell this committee with all honesty and sincerity that I have earned those certificates but unfortunately, it’s just that I don’t have them … now,” he told the PAC.
But a member of the committee, Baba Jamal, not satisfied with the answer, insisted that the nominee should find other means of retrieving the certificates.
“With your certificate, I know when it is missing you can still go back to the institutions [where you schooled] and they [will] give you copies there. “You can always do that. So it is important that you do that…”