Common Information of Saturday, 29 January 2022
Former President John Dramani Mahama has instructed UK’s Commonwealth Parliamentarians that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has overtly deserted initiatives that have been began by way of previous administrations.
Mr Mahama mentioned the follow of deserted initiatives is an affront to Ghana’s Charter.
He mentioned the extent of deserted initiatives below the Akufo-Addo hasn’t ever been witnessed earlier than below earlier governments.
“We didn’t see it as overtly in different governments. It’s one thing this is with this actual [Akufo-Addo/Bawumia] executive,” he mentioned.
Mr Mahama mentioned those when the management of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Affiliation UK (CPA UK) visited and held discussions with him in Accra.
Contributors of the CPA UK are in Accra for a Business and Safety Workshop for the United Kingdom and African parliamentarians to discover how parliaments can cope with industry and safety problems within the context of surprising exterior occasions like COVID-19.
Led by way of the Cardiff South and Penarth Member of Parliament, Stephen Doughty, who represents the Labour Birthday celebration, the delegation mentioned with the previous president problems with sub-regional safety, results of COVID-19 at the economic system, affirmative motion and the position of ladies within the enlargement of the economic system, the African Continental Unfastened Business House (AfCFTA) and the being concerned factor of leaving behind initiatives began by way of earlier governments.
The Presidential Candidate of the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) within the 202 elections recommended the United Kingdom Parliament and the CPA UK for its dedication to governmental duty.
He on the other hand noticed that Ghana has now not reached “the peak of democracy” that the United Kingdom epitomizes, the place individuals of parliament may just glance into the face of the pinnacle of presidency, name him out over a improper motion and get him to really feel remorseful.