The Parliament of Ghana, has on Tuesday, 19th January, 2021 approved the composition of membership of the Business Committee and the Appointments Committee of the House subject to six strong recommendations by the Committee of Selection. The composition of the two Committees were based on the approved ratio of 138 : 137 subject to recommendations.
Based on this ratio, the 20 Member the Business Committee is split in the middle between the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority Group and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Majority Group with each group having 10 members. The Appointments Committee also had 13 members each for the NDC and NPP.
Before putting the question for the approval of the Selection Committee report, Speaker Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin reminded Members that the Committee, after thorough deliberations, recommended that the Standing Orders of Parliament be reviewed in earnest since the revision would have numerical consequences on the composition of the various Committees of the House.