Kweku Baako exposes Haruna Iddrisu’s hypocrisy over the caretaker Minister role

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New Crusading Guide Newspaper Editor-in-Chief Abdul Malik Kweku Baako Junior has revealed the absurdity of Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu after his allegations of illegal activity in the position of caretaker minister.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo dismissed all his ministerial appointees earlier this week in compliance with the Presidential Transition Act, Act 845 of 2012, pending the selection and appointment of new ones.

As the President starts his second term in office, he has also named some of the exiting ministers to manage the ministries’ affairs in order not to establish any vacuum that will hinder the smooth operation of state affairs, as the task of appointing substantive ministers is given top priority.

The Tamale South lawmaker has opposed the move, labeling the move as unconstitutional, suggesting that the President has no right to make such a decision.

Haruna Iddrisu speaking on  Joy Prime stated saying;

I have seen some former ministers still hold themselves about as if they are ministers. That is unlawful, that is illegal and unconstitutional. As we speak today, Ghana has no ministers,

The President got it wrong. Their mandate has elapsed and until they are nominated, go through vetting, secure approval of Parliament, they cannot hold themselves out as Ministers. So as far as we are concerned, there is nothing like an Acting Minister and the Supreme Court does not recognize such a position

 

Source:Mynewsghana.net

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