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Ayawaso West Wuogon Commission of Inquiry Report and White Paper published

The Government has submitted for gazzetting and publication, the report and white paper on the Ayawaso West Wuogon Commission of Inquiry.

According to Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, this is in accordance with Article 280 Clause 3 of the 1992 Constitution.

The Commission of Inquiry was established on February 8, 2019 by President Akufo-Addo to make a full, faithful and impartial enquiry into the circumstances of, and establish the facts leading to, the events and associated violence during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election held on the 31st January, 2019.

“After a careful study, Government has issued a white paper together with the report itself, has elected to publish in accordance with the Constitution” the Minister indicated in a short video released on Saturday.

The Commission of Inquiry on March 14th 2019 submitted its report to the President.

The Commission’s term of reference was:

(a) to make a full, faithful and impartial inquiry into the circumstances of, and establish the facts leading to, the events and associated violence during the Ayawaso West Wuogon By-Election on the 31st day of January 2019;

(b) to identify any person responsible for or who has been involved in the events, associated violence and injuries;

(c) to inquire into any matter which the Commission considers incidental or reasonably related to the causes of the events and the associated violence and injuries; and

(d) to submit within one month its report to the President giving reasons for its findings and recommendations, including appropriate sanctions, if any,” the statement explained.

Source: 3news.com | Ghana

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