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Vetting: Adu Boahen, Owusu-Bio, others take the seat today

Minister of State-designate for Finance, Dr. Charles Adu Boahen is expected to appear before the Appointments Committee of Parliament today for his vetting.

He will be the first to go before the committee in the vetting of the President’s nominees for Minister of State and Deputy Ministerial positions.

Deputy Minister-designate for Lands and Natural Resources, Benito Owusu-Bio is billed to follow later in the day. Others including Augustine Collins Ntim, Deputy Minister-designate for Local Government, Decentralization and Rural Development, as well as Osei Bonsu Amoah for the same ministry are scheduled to appear before the committee later in the afternoon.

At least 39 deputy Ministerial nominees appointed under 24 portfolios, and a Minister of State will go before the committee beginning today. The list contains ten nominees who are women.

The nominees were referred to the Appointments Committee of Parliament for consideration and report in accordance with Articles 78 (1) and 79 (1) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana and Order 172 of the Standing Orders of Parliament.

The 10-day exercise will end Tuesday, June 15.

Source: Kasapafmonline.com

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