Breaking: Parliament Finally Passes RTI Bill Into Law can confirm that the Right to Information (RTI) Bill has just been passed into law by Parliament.Its passage follows years of several policy changes, amendments and months of rigorous debates by members.This bill is to enable citizens to hold government accountable to ensure that there is a high level of transparency in governance of the country.The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, moved the motion for third reading and it was seconded by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale Central, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini.The last amendment to the RTI Bill was on Friday, March 22nd 2019, which changed the implementation Ministry of the bill from the Attorney and Ministry of Justice to the Ministry of Information.It has been 22 years since the first Right to Information RTI Bill was drafted under the auspices of the Institute of Economic Affairs, IEA.Subsequently, the Executive arm of government under John Agyekum Kufuor drafted the first RTI Bill in 2002.The bill  saw several reviews in 2003, 2005 and 2007 but was never laid in Parliament until February 5, 2010.But the call for its passage intensified in recent times following agitations by civil society organisations and the media.Call our Editor on 0209391902 or click here and inform us via Whatsapp. You could equally email your stories or articles to and we’ll surely put them onlineLog in to leave a comment

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