The Member of Parliament for North Tongu Constituency Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has resigned from the Parliament’s Appointments Committee.
The MP has tendered in his resignation to the Speaker of Parliament indicating his decision to step down as a member of the Appointments Committee.
Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has delivered the letter to the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin and the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu on Tuesday night.
In a letter written to the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the MP said, he wish to discontinue his membership of the Appointments Committee after days of careful reflection and thoughtful considerations.
The letter addressed to the speaker of Parliament as intercepted by Coverghana.com.gh reads,
I humbly present comradely felicitations.
“This is to formally convey my decision to discontinue my membership of the Appointments Committee after days of careful reflection and thoughtful considerations.”
According to the Former Ranking Member on Foreign Affairs, the reasons for this difficult decision are both personal and on principle.
“Respectfully, do take note that my resignation is with immediate effect and therefore I shall not be available for the vetting of nominees for Deputy Ministerial positions.”
“May I extend to you, Leadership of the House, the Committee of Selection and Leadership of the great National Democratic Congress, my sincere gratitude for the opportunity to serve as a member of the Appointments Committee in the 6th, 7th and 8th Parliament of the Republic of Ghana.”
“Kindly accept. Right Honourable, the assurances of my highest esteem.” He said.