Deputy Majority Leader and Minister of State for procurement, Sarah Adowa Safo, had said the Minister for Food and Agriculture Dr. Akoto Afriyie would be on the floor of Parliament to answer an urgent question in person on Friday.
The Deputy Majority Leader indicated to the House that the Minister wants to answer the question himself but an equal important assignment had taken him out of the jurisdiction and would be available to address the urgent question on Friday the 18th of May, 2018.
She further noted that the point raised by the Minority is important but the Agric Ministers absence is not intentional and the Ministers permission would be sort to come before the House to answer the question.
Haven been a former Member of Parliament, the Minister takes the work of the House seriously, he would not intentionally disregard this House and today being Thursday is for Cabinet meeting, she remarked.
By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com