A survey conducted by the Africa Watch Magazine on the performance of Ghanaian Politicians has rated as exceptional the performance of the Minority Leader and the immediate past Majority Leader.

Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu and Mr Alban Sumana Bagbin, both scored an A, higher than that of the Speaker of Parliament, Joyce Banford Addo who scored a B+.

President John Mills was however graded separately in five different policy areas; Foreign Policy- B, Economic Development- C+, Social Interventions- C-, Political Developments- B, and National Security B-.

The survey was an assessment and opinions by a sample of Ghanaian professionals of different political persuasions and scored marks ranging from A-F (A being exceptional and F- failed)

The professionals were grouped into three; the first group was to assess the president using the five pointers mentioned above; the second group to assess the ministers of state based on, among other things, their policy understanding and articulations, human relations and ethics and the third group was to assess the performance of the Members of Parliament.

Works and Housing Minister Alban Bagbin was rated C as a minister but was graded A as former Majority Leader. Doe Adjaho, Deputy Speaker of Parliament also scored an A-.

Moses Asaga MP for Nabdam was rated B+, with the current majority leader Cletus Avoka being graded B+.

Hon Timothy Attaboadey MP for Builsa North was deemed to have failed with a complete F.

Manhyia MP, Mathew Opoku Prempeh scored a B+ whilst the deputy Majority Leader Rashid Pelpuo scored a B. Sheik IC Quaye also scored a D.

The MPs among other things were graded based on their knowledge on law making as well as their contribution to debates on the floor of Parliament.

Story by Nathan Gadugah/Myjoyonline.com/Ghana


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