Parliament has brought the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Boahen Aidoo, over its obligation to Cocoa License Buying Companies and likewise ranchers cross country.
The call follows an assertion on the Floor by Member of Parliament for Buem, Kofi Adams, who drew the consideration of the House to how the obligation to ranchers in his voting public and different pieces of the nation is contrarily influencing their occupations.
In the explanation, Mr Adams addressed why COCOBOD had neglected to respect its commitments to the ranchers after Parliament a year ago affirmed a measure of 1.3 billion for 2020/2021 yield seeds.
In the proclamation, Mr Adams said the circumstance is deteriorating the situation of helpless ranchers in rustic zones.
Yet, the Deputy Majority Caucus Leader, Alex Afenyo-Markin, denied the cases by Mr Adams.
A previous Minority representative on Agriculture, Eric Opoku demanded that Cocobod owes the ranchers.
In an answer, a previous Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Kennedy Osei Nyarko, said COCOBOD has delivered over 1.6 billion cedis to the ranchers to buy cocoa and the rest is required to be delivered in the coming days.
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