Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Bagbin has announced the closure of Parliament for the next 3 week after surge in Covid 19 cases in Parliament.
In all 151 staff and 17 Members of Parliament have tested positive for the deadly virus.
The house is expected to reconvene on March 2, 2021.
However, the Appointments Committee is expected to sit to start vetting nominees of the President for Ministerial position.
Kwaku Agyeman-Manu and Albert Kan-Dapaah, the ministers designate for Health and National Security respectively will face Parliament’s Appointments Committee tomorrow, Wednesday, February 10, 2021, to make a case for their approval for the positions mentioned.
The two will be the first of the more than 40 sectors and regional ministers nominated by President Akufo-Addo to serve in his second term.
Kwaku Agyeman Manu, who is the Member of Parliament for Dormaa Central constituency in the Bono East region like Albert Kan-Dapaah, served in the same portfolio during Akufo-Addo’s first term.