October 10, 2018

The first Deputy Speaker of Parliament Joseph Osei Owusu was forced to adjourn the House at 7:30pm on Thursday when he complained of waste pain, whiles Leader of Government Business Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu wanted the House to continue with some legislative work.

Parliament was considering the Minerals Income Investment Fund Bill, 2018 which is at the consideration stage and the House would want to pass before it continues with its recess Friday 28th September when it breaks.

Members of Parliament whiles on recess had to be called back for emergency sitting to consider some loan agreements and Bills that require urgent passage.

On Thursday the House started sitting around 11:30am and suspended sitting around 1:30pm, around 5:30pm there were only four MPs on the floor, whiles the first Deputy Speaker walked into the chamber to find it almost empty.

MPs started trickling onto the floor of the House when the first Deputy Speaker took the chair to start proceedings.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com