Ghana’s Parliament Still Drags on with Passage of Right to Information Bill

Ghana’s Parliament Still Drags on with Passage of Right to Information Bill

Nigeria News Update |

The high expectations of millions of Ghanaians that the long-awaited Right to Information Bill (RTI) could be passed before Parliament goes on recess this weekend may be dashed. This follows a disclosure by the Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, that the Bill may not be passed before the House rises.

Speaking at a Meet-the-Press event in Accra, the Majority Leader said he hoped it would be passed when the house resits, but was not even firm on that promise.

“We have so many clauses to consider and yet parliament is taking an adjournment on Saturday. It will not be possible for us to complete it.

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