Ablakwa resigns from Parliament’s appointments committee

The North Tongu MP says he is resigning from the committee with immediate effect, for reasons of principle

The MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has resigned from Parliament’s appointments committee.

“This was after days of careful reflection and thoughtful consideration,” the former deputy education minister said in a letter to the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, dated 30 March.

“I shall like [sic] to state that the reason for this difficult decision is both personal and on principle,” Ablakwa said.

He said his resignation from the 26-member committee takes immediate effect.

“May I extend to you, leadership of the House, the Committee of Selection and the leadership of the great National Democratic Congress (NDC), my sincere gratitude for the opportunity to serve as a member of the sixth, seventh and eighth parliaments of the Republic of Ghana,” the letter concluded.

Below is the full letter:

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