Parliament goes on recess; resumes May

The Speaker of parliament, Rt.Hon.Prof.Mike Oquaye , in his closing remarks commended MPs for their cooperation.

He reiterated the need for MPs to adhere to the rules and procedures of parliament as well as the code of conduct guiding their work as MPs.

The seventh parliament handled a number of public businesses including the State of the Nation address delivered by President Nana Akufo-Addo and the 2017 budget statement presented by the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta.

MPs also approved 110 ministers and deputy ministers referred to them by the president for consideration.

A number of bills such as the Appropriation Bill, Energy Sector Levies(Amendment)Bill and the adoption of budget estimates for the various Municipal Districts Assemblies (MDAs).

The house is expected to resume in May.

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