Just in: NDC MP for North Tongu constituency Hon. Okudzeto Ablakwa explained why he decided to resign.
leadership of the National Democratic Congress NDC has called for an emergency meeting with the Minority members of Parliament over the resignation of Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa from the Appointment Committee of Parliament.
The Chairman of the NDC, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, the General Secretary of the NDC, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketiah and other top executives of the party are attending the emergency meeting.
The North Tongu member of parliament Mr Ablakwa few hours ago resigned from the Appointment Committee of Parliament.
The MP gave his reason for resigning as personal and was birthed out of his principles.
In a letter dated March 30, 2021 and addressed to the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, Hon. Ablakwa explained that his decision came “after days of careful reflection and thoughtful considerations. “I shall like to state that the reasons for this difficult decision is both personal and on principle”. Said, Hon. Ablakwa.
The speaker of parliament Alban Bagbin has accordingly considered Mr. Ablakwa’s resignation as one that takes immediate effect, meaning that Mr. Ablakwa would not be present for the vetting of President Akufo-Addo’s nominees for deputy ministerial positions which is yet to commence.