House of Reps suspends committee hearings

The House of Representatives has suspended all activities by its committees including public hearings till September when the National Assembly resumes.

The National Assembly has been on a two-month annual recess.

Majority Leader, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, in a notice issued on Wednesday, asked the Clerk to the House, Patrick Giwa, to ensure that all clerks of the committees complied with the directive.

The House, which is observing its annual vacation, is expected to resume plenary on September 15.

Various Committees of the House with backlog of investigations and probes have been meeting to carry out their assigned functions.

One of them is the Committee on Treaties, Protocols and Agreement probing the Chinese loans as well as the House Committee on Public Accounts investigating audited accounts of government agencies.

The decision of the leadership was contained in a letter to Chairman of all Standing and Ad hoc Committees.

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