A Public Financial Management and Local Government Expert, Dr Eric Oduro Osae, has commended the government for increasing the budget allocation to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLG&RD) from GH¢1.1 billion in 2020 to GH¢1.6 billion in the 2021 budget.
The chairperson and leader of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Nana Akosua Frimponmaa Sarpong-Kumankumah, has visited the bereaved families of the 13 children who drowned in the sea at Apam on Sunday, March 8, 2021.
The Attorney-General (A-G) and Minister of Justice, Mr Godfred Yeboah Dame, has said he is going to prioritise the prosecution of economic and organised crimes because they do not only affect every Ghanaian but also retard development.
The new Northern Regional Minister, Mr Shani Alhassan Shaibu, has called for support and cooperation from senior management staff of the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) to achieve the President's goals and vision for the region.
Members of Parliament (MPs) have called for the setting up of a commission of enquiry to probe electoral violence in Ghana so as to help bring justice to those who have suffered excesses from the security agencies.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Gomoa West, Mr Richard Gyan-Mensah, has appealed to the media to refrain from carrying out negative reportage on the death of the teenagers who drowned at a beach in Apam on March 7, this year.
The Omanhene of the New Juaben Traditional Area, Daasebre Professor (Emeritus) Oti Boateng, has urged the government to equitably distribute development projects to affect all sectors of the economy and citizens in the country.
A delegation from the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) led by the 2020 running mate to the presidential candidate, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has paid a visit to Apam to commiserate with the families of the 13 children who drowned at the Apam beach last week.
The immediate past Minister for Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has indicated his satisfaction that his ultimate act in support of teachers when he was in office was striking a deal to provide every public school teacher with a laptop to support their work.
The Minority Leader, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, has stated that the decision by the government to increase taxes in the 2021 budget as a means of mobilising more revenue to support national development will only subject Ghanaians to more hardships.
The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to, as part of its review of the conduct of the 2020 general election, carefully reflect on its election results management processes and make appropriate reforms to help deepen stakeholder trust and public confidence in electoral outcomes.
A lecturer at the Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) and expert in Finance and Economics, Dr Joseph Yensu, has praised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for using the 2021 State of the Nation Address (SONA) to call for unity.
Some assembly members in the Shama District Assembly of the Western Region have appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to retain Mr Joseph Amoah as the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the district.
The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) has appealed to Parliament to enact a legislation for the establishment of a Medical Laboratory Science Council to ensure proper professional regulation of its members.
The Member of Parliament for Tema East (NDC), Mr. Isaac Ashai Odamtten, has stated that for the country to be able to speed up its development drive, the needs of the state must be consistent with its policy direction.