The 8th Parliament of the Fourth Republic has been duly constituted with the setting up of the Appointment Committee. It is chaired by the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joe Osei Wusu.
It is made up of 26-members and has13 members on each side of the House – 13 NDC members and 13 NPP members.
The vice chair is Member of Parliament for Effutu and Chief Whip of the NPP caucus, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, while leader of the NDC caucus, Haruna Iddrisu and Chief Whip of the NDC caucus, Mubarak-Muntaka are ranking members.
The Appointments Committee is responsible for the vetting of nominees for ministerial positions and other public offices.