President Akufo-Addo has assented to Five Bills passed by Parliament last.
The bills include: Office of the Special Prosecutor, Northern Development Authority, Middle Belt Development Authority, Coastal Development Authority and the Zongo Development Fund.
Addressing a brief ceremony attended by the Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia the Minister for Information, Mustapha Hamid and the Deputy Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah and held in the inner office of the President, President Akufo-Addo expressed great hope that the various offices required to be set up for the full implementation of the laws he has assented to will be done in record time.
Special Prosecutor Law
The President observed that even though the Special Prosecutor Bill was a subject of controversy, he is hopeful that it’s full implementation would help root out Corruption in the Ghanaian body politic.
He added that both pass and present public office holders will be subjected to the scrutiny of the Special Prosecutor law.
The three Development Authorities
In his speech, the President expressed great hope that the three laws that sets up the three development authorities will go a long to deliver development at the grass roots of the Ghanaian society.
The President said he is confident that now that the Zongo development fund has found expression in the laws of Ghana, all Zongo communities in Ghana would find a new energy for their transformation.
By: Ghana/Ultimatefmonline.com/106.9FM/Wilberforce Asare