May 23, 2018

Deputy Majority Leader and Member of Parliament for Dome/Kwabenya, Sarah Adowa Safo, has commended the Minister for Interior Ambrose Dery and Defense Minister Dominic Nitiwul for their prompt response to Parliament on the police and military clashes in Tamale.

Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Aaron Oquaye directed that both Ministers brief Parliament on the disturbances in Tamale, when the MP for Tamale South and Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu raised the issue on the floor of the House.

According to the Dome/Kwabenya legislator, Ghanaians were worried about the incident in Tamale, since the police and the military have been given the authority to protect life and ensure there is law and order in the country.

On his part, the Speaker of Parliament Professor Mike Aaron Oquaye said it is important for the country’s democratic governance, that the House would be briefed.

“When Parliament sit the whole of Ghana is sitting” and every person is subjected to the authority of Parliament and commended the Ministers for the speedy manner they came to the House indicating that our democracy is maturing.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/