Appear before us on July 6- Privileges Committee to Adwoa Safo
The Privileges Committee has summoned the Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya, Sara Adwoa Safo, to appear before it on July 6, 2022.
The summon came after attempts to reach her failed.
She has been summoned to appear before the committee over her absenteeism in the House.
Chairman of the committee, Joseph Osei Owusu directed that the summons be published publicly as the Member of Parliament has been unreachable.
“The Chairman of the Privileges Committee has directed that summons to the Hon. Member for Dome Kwabenya to appear before the Privileges Committee of Parliament on 6th July 2022 at 12:00 noon at Parliament House, New Administration Block, Committee Room 1, 2 & 3 pursuant to Article 103 (6) of the Constitution and Order 205 of the Standing Orders of Parliament be published in all relevant media. This comes after all attempts to reach the Honourable Member by the Committee failed,” a statement from the Parliamentary Service said.
Adwoa Safo and two other MPs Kennedy Agyapong and Henry Quartey to the Committee for being absent from the House without permission.
The Privileges Committee has been tasked by the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, to prove the matter and establish why the three MPs failed to seek permission.
The Committee said it “has employed all available means, both official and unofficial, to serve the Member with an invitation letter, including sending the invitation letter to her office and pigeonhole in Parliament,” but it is yet to get any response from her.