May 21, 2020

The Minority Leader Mr. Haruna Iddrisu is demanding from Leader of Government Business, Osei-Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu a legislative agenda of government for the second meeting of the four session of the Seventh Parliament of the fourth Republic.

According to him, there is the need for Government to prioritize Business of the House as lawmakers are uncomfortable in being in the facemask for longer hours.

“Majority Leader has to guide us on the nature of Business Mr. Speaker this is not normal times and I fail to see the urgency in a bill like charted of Human Resources Management Bill, if it is not a matter of finance to address COVID-19. Mr. Speaker we should define the nature of business so that when we come from ten o’clock to midday we dispatch the business and move on ”.

The Minority Leader made this remarks on the floor of the House when he was commenting on business statement for this week.

In response, Leader of Government Business Osei-Kyei noted that legislative business of government is still in the process of being determined to sort out the urgent ones and as he related there are thirty-six new bills.

“Leadership met all the Ministers to know the priority areas of bills for the second meeting as of yet we are yet to make a final determination once it is done we would let members have the legislative agenda for this meeting”, he said.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/