The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketiah has appointed as one of the members to serve on the newly constituted Parliamentary Service Board.
His appointment was announced by the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin on Monday, March 29, 2021 after receiving the report a special advisory committee set up for that purpose.
The Parliamentary Service Board is chaired by the Speaker which governs the activities of the legislature.
The other members of the Board include NPP Caucus Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu; NDC Caucus Leader, Haruna Iddrisu and Mr. Abraham Osei Aidoo.
“After a long period of discussions, it has been agreed for appointments of the following persons: Honorable Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, the Member of Parliament for Suame and Majority Leader, also the Honorable Haruna Iddrisu, the Member of Parliament for Tamale South and the Minority Leader. The third person is Mr. Abraham Aidoo, a former MP and former Majority Leader and Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, also a former MP and the current General Secretary of NDC.” – Speaker said
This announcement is coming at the time that the NDC members at the grassroots have yet been thrown into a state of dissatisfaction following the unanimous approval of Mr. Ken Ofori-Attah as Minister of Finance.