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Ayawaso West Wuogon Committee begins work today

Pulse 2019-02-11 14:39:00

The three-member Committee will be headed by the former boss of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and it comprises Prof. Henrietta Bonsu and Patrick K. Acheampong.

Swearing in the Commission last week, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia tasked the members to do an excellent job.

“I don’t know anyone who can really question the integrity of the commission", he said.

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The terms of reference as stipulated by government to the Commission include:

- 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;

- To identify any person responsible for or who has been involved in the events, the associated violence and injuries;

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- To inquire into any matter which it considers incidental or reasonably related to the causes of the events and the associated violence and injuries;

- To submit within one month its report to the President, giving reasons for its findings and recommendations, including appropriate sanctions, if any.