The five-member committee set up by Parliament to probe the cash-for-seat scandal, Thursday.
The committee has been tasked to investigate circumstances under which $US100,000 were extorted from expatriate business men for the organization of the Ghana Expatriates Business Awards.
The committee’s spokesperson, Buabeng Asamoah has said they have so far met to draw guidelines for the committee sitting.
Persons connected the scandal would be invited to appear before the committee he said.
Th terms of reference given the Committee include:1). When did the matter under consideration arise; 2). Can it be perceived in terms of what is described as Novus actus interveniens(meaning is this something new that has arisen?);
3). Could the matter have been raised during the regular sitting session with prudent vigilance?
4). Has the matter been raised in any form whatsoever during the session and why raise it in moment Parliament is on recess.
Other members of the committee are: (a) New Juabeng South MP – Dr Mark Assibey Yeboah
(b) Ketu North MP and Deputy Minority leader – James Klutse Avedzi
(c) Bolga East MP – Dr Dominic Ayine