Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has resigned from Parliament’s Appointments Committee.
“This was after days of careful reflection and thoughtful considerations,” the NDC legislator said in a 30 March letter to the Speaker, Alban Bagbin.
“I shall like to state that the reasons for this difficult decision is both personal and on principle,” Ablakwa added.
The former Deputy Minister for Education said his resignation from the 26-member committee takes immediate effect.
“May I extend to you leadership of the House, the Committee of Selection and the leadership of the great National Democratic Congress (NDC), my sincere gratitude for the opportunity to serve as a member of the 6th, 7th and 8th Parliaments of the Republic of Ghana,” the letter concluded.