The attention of Parliament Ghana has been drawn to a report in the Ghanaian Times alleging that Parliament has passed a Constitutional Instrument (CI) to adopt the Ghana Card as the sole registration document.
Parliament states categorically that it has not passed any such instrument. In any case.
Parliament does not pass Constitutional Instruments. They only come into force with the effluxion of time; that is, after twenty-one
21) days of the Instrument being laid in the House.
The exercise Parliament undertook on Thursday, 23rd February 2023, was to hold presentation discussions on the CI, to collect input from relevant sources for the drafting of the Constitutional Instrument (CI).
Parliament urges all media personnel to endeavor to be accurate in their reportage and to contact the relevant authorities and officers in case of ambiguity or for further clarification on issues concerning or emanating from the House.
BY KATE ADDO, APR
DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS