Approval of Oti Bless' nomination on hold

Approval of Oti Bless' nomination on hold

Ghana’s parliament has deferred the appointment of deputy Minister of Local Government-designate John Oti Bless.

His appointment hangs in the balance because on Thursday the Speaker; Edward Doe Adjaho said consultations on his nomination had not yet been completed.

Bless, who is also the MP for Nkwanta North, had been cleared by the Appointments Committee, despite a few concerns over his delivery during the vetting session.

However, he has been cited by revelations that he had made some derogatory comments about the Chief Justice, Georgina Woode on same Montie FM programme which the three jailed men had made death threats on Supreme Court justices.

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In audio, Oti Bless was heard scandalising the apex court, specifically the CJ, claiming she was manipulating the Bench for political gains.

Meanwhile, the deputy Eastern regional minister-designate Joseph Tetteh Angmor and Emmanuel Bombande who is heading to the foreign affairs ministry have been cleared by the House.

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