- Speaker of parliament is calling for a speedy report on recent bribery scandals leveled against the House
- The latest bribery scandal is about the National Lottery Authority (NLA) giving out about 150,000 cedis in bribe
Speaker of parliament, Professor Mike Ocquaye has given all legislators seven days to figure out the best practical ways to tackle with all bribery allegations leveled against the house over the past few months.
Parliament was recently hit with a massive corruption scandal regarding the payment of bribes by the National Lottery Authority as various media reports show that parliamentarians were bribed at a tune of 150,000 cedis just to see the fast passage of the lotteries bill.
“… I trust that in a week we should have some directive, some common position on which we can act on the matter. No one is sleeping over it at all. All parliaments’ issues must be seriously examined,” he added.
Meanwhile, the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD), is calling on parliament to fasten investigations over all allegations of bribery against parliament.
This was contained in a joint press release by the CDD, Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) and also the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition.
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