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Welcome to Right to Information Commission

I officially welcome you to the website of the Right to Information (RTI) Commission, Ghana. We hope this platform will provide you with all you need to know about the Right to Information Act, 2019 (Act 989) and the Right to Information Commission. The RTI Commission is the sole institution mandated by Act 989 to oversee the implementation of Act 989. The object of the Commission is to: a. Promote, b. Monitor, c. Protect, and d. Enforce the right to information that is granted to a person under paragraph (f) of clause (1) of Article 21 of the 1992 constitution of the Republic of Ghana and the provisions of Act 989.

The website aims at being a useful arena for securing credible information about right to information in Ghana. Every information regarding the Right to Information Commission and its activities can be obtained from this website. The website shall serve as the authoritative platform through which the Commission shall communicate and inform persons about the right of access to information, the Commission's announcements, publications and other information worthy to members of the general public. Our goal as a Commission is to build an informed citizenry and guarantee all person's right to know and access to information. In view of this, I entreat citizens to get themselves abreast with Act 989. At the Right to Information Commission, we are committed to delivering responsive and excellent services to all persons; natural or legal. We are pleased to serve you with independence and fairness.

Service satisfaction is the most important part of our institution, and we work hard to ensure our applicants get justice in information disclosure. With the help of our committed and dedicated staff, we will ensure you receive real-time solutions. We equally welcome your feedback for an interactive and useful website.

The Right to Information Commission is the place where your fundamental right of access to information as enshrined in the 1992 constitution of the Republic of Ghana is assured and guaranteed. Once again, on behalf of the Governing Board, Management and Staff of the Right to Information Commission, I would like to welcome you to our website. We value your support and contributions towards the growth of the Commission, and we trust that your experience with us will bring you the utmost satisfaction.

AYEKOO!

YAW SARPONG BOATENG ESQ
Executive Secretary

Vision

To facilitate the right of access to information; promote and sustain awareness of the citizenry in their right of access to information and of public institutions in their obligation to disclose information.

Mission Statement

To build an informed citizenry, to promote transparency of information held by or under the control of public institutions, and to hold government and its institutions accountable to all.

Functions of the commission

The Commission carries out its work in the following ways:

  • Issue written orders requesting for the production of information.
  • Examine, reproduce, take extracts from or hold information for unlimited periods.
  • Take appropriate action that is necessary to enable the commission resolve complaint before it.
  • Conduct matters with as little technicality and as expeditiously as possible.
  • Hold hearings in public unless it is considered inappropriate to do so.
  • Publish its findings, recommendations, orders, decisions and directives quarterly.
  • Public education and awareness
RTI

Board Members

Justice K.A. Ofori Atta

Board Chairman

Paul Wilson

mayor / Chairman

Mrs. Elizabeth Asare

Board Vice Chairperson

Paul Wilson

mayor / Chairman

Dr. Edith Dankwa

Board Member

Paul Wilson

mayor / Chairman

Nana Kwame Duah

Board Member

Paul Wilson

mayor / Chairman

Mrs. Victoria Susuawu

Board Member

Paul Wilson

mayor / Chairman

Mr. David Oppon-Kusi

Board Member

Paul Wilson

mayor / Chairman

Mr. Yaw Sarpong Boateng

Executive Secretary/ Board Member

Paul Wilson

mayor / Chairman