Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Mike Oquaye is expected to deliver his ruling today on the recommendations of the five member Joe Ghartey committee which investigated allegations of bribery against the Appointments Committee of Parliament and then minister designate for Energy, Boakye Agyarko by the MP for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayarigah.
The Management of the National Service Scheme (NSS) says the government has approved an upward adjustment of national service personnel allowances from GH¢350.00 to GH¢559.04 monthly with effect from 1st April, 2017.
In a statement issued by the Ag. Executive Director, Ussif Mustapha, the NSS management expressed gratitude to the government for the increment and service personnel for “their patience and fruitful periodic engagements and discussions” on the issue and asked the personnel to even work harder to reciprocate the gesture.
General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, Rev. Dr. Kwabena Opuni Frimpong has announced that he will sack any Christian in his office who uses working hours for prayer sessions.
He urged Christians to strike a balance between their work and church activities by drawing the line between working days and worship days.
A Lecturer at the Department of English, University of Cape Coast [UCC] Dr. Sarfo Kantaka, has asked the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu to bite the bullet of the three-week ultimatum for all illegal miners to stop their activities or be prepared to face the full rigours of the law.