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NPP utilized COVID-19 cash for election campaign – Haruna Iddrisu [ARTICLE]


The Tamale South NDC MP alleged that the the governing New Patriotic Celebration (NPP), misappropriated the COVID-19 funds secured for the struggle against the pandemic.

He hinted that the NDC will examine no matter if the COVID-19 fund was applied for its reason.

“We will be investigating COVID-19 and the dollars they spend on elections as an alternative of shelling out it on COVID-19 to defend lives and general public overall health,” he stated.

He created this comment on the sidelines of the Condition of the Country Tackle in Parliament Tuesday, January 5, 2021.

Mr. Haruna noted that, monies intended for the fight of the COVID-19 pandemic had been used for political functions and to solicit votes by the NPP govt.

They didn’t commit the COVID-19 dollars on general public health they were being dishing it around and sharing it to guys and ladies throughout the region to get votes,” the Minority Leader stated.

Offering his sights on Akufo-Addo’s efficiency from the interval 2017-2020, the NDC stalwart mentioned, the President squandered general public cash in a way that hurts the country’s democratic system.

One of the most unsafe items Nana Addo has finished to our democracy is the big dosage of money utilised in this election going forward that would undermine the integrity of any democratic method,” he said.

In the meantime, Ghana’s 7th Parliament will be dissolved at Midnight right now Wednesday, January 6, 2021.

The dissolution is in accordance with Posting 113(1) of the 1992 Structure of Ghana.

Promptly after 12 am, recently elected members of the incoming session of Parliament will convene to elect a Speaker and two deputies in accordance with Content 95, 96 and 100(2) of the 1992 Constitution after which the elected Speaker will swear users in as lawmakers.

This year’s work out is one of a kind as both equally sides of the Residence are boasting to be in the Vast majority. The NDC has insisted it will nominate a Speaker though the NPP states it is counting on the unbiased MP-elect to variety the the greater part.

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