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Dr. Apaak unhappy with another swearing in of Speaker as acting President

Member of Parliament for Builsa South and former Presidential staffer, Dr. Clement Appak is disappointed with the impromptu summoning of Parliament tomorrow to swear in the Speaker of Parliament for the second time.

Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye would be sworn in tomorrow as acting President less than a weak.

Speaking to ghanamps.com on Friday after the House was adjourned, Dr. Apaak noted that the process prescribed by law was inconveniencing several MPs.

“As I speak to you, myself and many of my colleagues have engagements and activities in our constituencies and we are to leave, and yet we are expected to come back to the House at 8:30 am to swear in the Speaker as President. I don’t think it is sustainable.”

The MP said the government needs to provide some clarity on the matter to legislators.

“So it is entirely the responsibility of the government of the day to come clean so that we can understand the conditions that would warrant us to make the kinds of sacrifices that we are expected to make. As it is now, we don’t understand the full story and a lot of us don’t feel that it is justified to always come in at the neck of time, as they did today, for us to come in tomorrow and swear in the Speaker as the acting President,” Dr. Apaak added.

According to Dr. Clement Apaak, government should come clear with Ghanaians on the reasons why Ghanaians are not having the services of the Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, it is becoming one too many. 

We either have to look at the situation and adjust it so that we do not keep repeating the same exercise over and over again, “we need to be told   when the Vice President would be back, he said.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com   

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