“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: