Parliament has condemned the heinous murder of Saudi national and Washington Post contributor, Jamal Khashoggi, in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey
The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, asked the United Nations and other international agencies to be at the centre of the investigation.
He said the manner of the killing of the journalist "flies in the face of human rights".
Prof Oquaye said the breach of immunity of embassies was a worrying
The Minority Leader, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, set the stage for the condemnation of the murder by reading a statement on the manner Jamal Khashoggi lost his life.
Mr Iddrisu said Ghana should not support a
He asked the West, especially the United States of America (USA) not to allow the Saudi government to have its way in the name of protecting their trading interest with Saudi Arabia.
He urged Parliament of Ghana to join the world to make its voice heard in registering it protest against the murder to unravel the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Jamal
On 2 October, Jamal Khashoggi, a well-known journalist and critic of the Saudi government, walked into Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, and he has not been seen since.
Turkish officials believe he was murdered by a team of Saudi agents inside the building and said they have evidence, including gruesome audio recordings, to back this up.
After initial denials and claims that he had left the consulate shortly after arriving, Saudi Arabia has now admitted the journalist is dead, and that he was killed in a "rogue operation" that the leadership had not been aware of.
Eighteen suspects of the murder are in Saudi custody awaiting trial.
In her contribution, the Deputy Majority Leader, Ms Sarah Adwoa Safo, supported the call for an independent investigation into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
The questions were: was
Other contributors, namely the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mr Mahama Ayariga, the MP for Awutu-Senya West, Mr George Andah, the MP for Builsa North, Mr James Agalga, the MP for Lawra, Mr Anthony Margo, the MP for Wa Central, Dr Abdul-Rashid Pelpuo, the MP for Tempane, Mr Joseph Dindiok Kpemka, and the MP for Ellembelle, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, said the murder of the journalist was heinous and gruesome, which was against international human rights.
They stressed the need for a thorough investigation to be conducted to identify and punish the perpetrators.
That, the legislators said, was crucial to