Campaign promises on 200 SHS: Parliament's Committee to grill Minister
Finance Minister Seth Tekper will appear before Parliament’s Committee on Government Assurances to answer questions on promises to build 200 senior high schools across the country.
The Committee intends to start the public hearing to track promises made by ministers of state. In his 2014 budget statemetPresident Mahama in the 2014 budget promised to construct the schools in fulfillment of his 2012 campaign promise to Ghanaians.
The Chairman of the Committee, Emmanuel Bedzrah, told Joy FM’s parliamentary correspondent Elton Brobbey that the Finance Minister will also disclose how much he has collected from the 10 per cent pay cut undertaken by the president and ministers of state towards the construction of more CHPS compounds.
The Minister was initially scheduled to meet the parliamentarians on May 28 but he informed the Committee that he was out of town compelling them to postpone the meeting.
Mr. Bedzra said the Committee will meet after Parliament reconvenes on June 3 to set another date.