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Bagbin appoints Asiedu Nketiah as a member of Parliamentary Service Board

Rt. Hon Alban Bagbin has appointed NDC’s General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketia to the Parliamentary Service Board. The board is tasked with the responsibility to appoint the clerk to parliament and oversees the general welfare of MPs and staff of the parliamentary service

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Bagbin appoints Asiedu Nketiah as a member of Parliamentary Service Board

Bagbin appoints Asiedu Nketiah as a member of Parliamentary Service Board

Bagbin appoints Asiedu Nketiah: The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban Bagbin, on Monday 29 March 2021 named the General Secretary of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah as part of a newly constituted 6-member Parliamentary Service Board.

Other members of the board include the current Clerk to Parliament, Cyril Nsiah, Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, Majority Leader and the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Leader of Government Business in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, and a former NPP majority leader Abraham Osei Aidoo.

The board is being chaired by the Speaker of Parliament.

The board is tasked with the responsibility to appoint the clerk to parliament and oversees the general welfare of MPs and staff of the parliamentary service.

A special advisory committee or leadership of the House advises the Speaker on the composition of the board.

Committee’s concern

On Nketiah’s inclusion, Bagbin noted that it raised some eyebrows from the advisory committee, however, he had the final say.

“It is considered by some members of the committee that the membership of Asiedu Nketiah amounts to an undesired intrusion into the governance of Parliament by a political party and may not in the circumstances bode well for the independence of Parliament since he is the General Secretary of a major opposition political party.

“Notwithstanding, Mr. Speaker is the person clothed with the authority to appoint the other four persons, who together with the Clerk-to-Parliament constitute the Parliamentary Service Board. It is also our considered opinion that Mr. Speaker will do what is appropriate,” Bagbin read out a letter he received from the committee to the House.

Speaker’s response

In response, the Speaker said on the floor: “But I want to note that the former Parliamentary Service Board had Honorable Hackman Owusu-Agyeman as a member of the board and Hackman Owusu-Agyeman later became the Chairman of the Council of Elders of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

“That one was not an intrusion into the governance of Parliament by a political party. What is good for the gander is also good for the goose. Honorable members the board will be constituted and we will start our work.”

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Two groups to give GHC2000 each month to Akuapem Poolo’s son until her release from the prison

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Two groups to give GHC2000 each month to Akuapem Poolo's son until her release from the prison

Two groups to give GHC2000 each month to Akuapem Poolo’s son until her release from the prison

The deep love some Ghanaians have shown Rosemond Brown a.k.a Akuapem Poolo doe not only rest on mere posts on social media. Some generous groups from Ghana have pledged to help the little son of the jailed young lady. The little boy will be under the care of his grandmother and his upkeep until his mother returns from jail has been secured with solid financial support by these benevolent groups.

A social media post on Ayisha Modi’s page has revealed that two groups have come together to give the little boy GHC2000 each month as money for his upkeep.

The two groups identified to be doing this great gesture are Modis Outreach and Wanaafriq.

An Instagram post from Ayisha Modi confirming this gesture reads: “My daughter @akuapem_poloo In life everything happens for a reason and I must say what you going through now is a blessing in disguise, have it in mind that wherever there’s a #disgrace there’s also one important thing called grace, remember the stone that the builders rejected became the cornerstone . On this day @modisoutreach and @wanaafriq in collaboration with GIWA FOUNDATION @giwasariki has decided to give your mother 2000gh every month to take care of your child as you spend 90days in prison and also a plot of land to you and my cousin @qwasi_blay when you finally come out.. @qwasi_blay blood 🩸 you know what to do when she is finally out😘😘😘😘😘.”

 

 

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Meanwhile the godmother of Rosemond has already sent GHC 5000 to the family to take care of the little boy.

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Two people transporting human bones to fetish priest arrested in Kwamekyere

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Two people transporting human bones to fetish priest arrested in Kwamekyere

Two people transporting human bones to fetish priest arrested in Kwamekyere

Two people transporting human bones to fetish priest arrested: Two men have been arrested in the Eastern Region in possession of objects believed to be human skulls and bones, the police have said.

The suspects – Awatey David Okra, 22, a driver, and Nicholas Amenuvor, 20 – were arrested by residents of Kwamekyere, a community in the Ayensuano District, following a tip-off.

A statement from the police said a search of their taxi cab revealed a black suitcase containing bones, suspected to be human.

According to the police, the suspects said they were transporting the items to a fetish priest known as Gagba of Kwamekyere village on behalf of one Djoka of Niifio.

When the police accompanied the suspects to Gagba’s shrine he was not around. However, a pot containing a skull, believed to be human, was found on the compound.

“The suitcase with the bones, the pot containing the skull, and the pan with its contents were retained for evidential purposes whilst the two suspects are detained for further investigation,” the police spokesperson for the region, Francis Gomado, told the Accra-based Starr FM.

“Meanwhile, efforts are underway to trace and apprehend the other accomplices for the appropriate action to be taken and also to send the bones and the skull to the Police Hospital mortuary [in Accra] for preservation, determination, examination, and identification.”

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Guys don’t want to date me because of the Videos I Post On Social Media – Abena Korkor Laments

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No Guy Wants To Date Me Because of The Videos I Post On Social Media – Abena Korkor Cries Out

No Guy Wants To Date Me: Media personality Abena Korkor has been sighted shedding uncontrollable tears for fear that she might not be able to secure for herself a boyfriend.

The TV show host in a video sighted allayed her fears on why she thinks she might not have her own boyfriend.

According to her, a recent video she shared on social media that got netizens talking may end her up as a spinster forever. She admitted that no guy will be willing to have a girlfriend who shares videos of her semi unclad self.

Crying about her fears she disclosed that management of the TV station where she works has decided to put her show on hold.

She assured her fans on social media that she will bounce back even though she has lost one source of income.

Little about Abena Korkor

Abena Korkor was in the news somewhere in 2018 when she accused some media personalities and politicians for taking advantage of her bipolar disorder and had s3x with her.

I never lied nor apologized, those guys did pay me for sex – Nana Abena Korkor Addo

Nana Abena Korkor Addo, a former student of the University of Cape Coast insists her claims that some renowned journalists and politicians slept with her still stands.

In a post on her instagram page, she denied ever apologizing over the claims stating that she never lied about the persons she named as having laid her expressing shock at media reports on the matter.

“They are not false allegations. I can’t live a lie. I can’t live with that I am sorry. A girl is sexually engaged and she has to apologise but the man who engaged her doesn’t. Maybe there should have been no apologies. I can’t live with that. The next time I say something everyone who think I am just crying wolf. No, I can’t live with that. We are all wrong and we all apologise if need be Why should I apologise for my manic episode. Who apologises for malaria, diabetes or hypertension” she wrote on her Instagram wall.

Abena Korkor known by her peers as “Lincy On Fire”, in February 2015 gained similar media attention after she leaked her own nude images and videos on social media for reasons best known to her.

Subsequently, it was gathered that her action was as a result of a condition which she claimed was not known to her and therefore became an advocate for mental health education.

Nothing was ever heard of her until at the weekend when she in series of facebook posts made shocking revelations including her incarceration in the Metropolitan Detention Center, Brooklyn in the United States for 18 months for drug trafficking in 2010 among other claims she had slept with some persons.

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