March 21, 2024

Leader of Government Business in Ghana’s Parliament, Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin has taken a swipe at the Minority in Parliament in their attitude of ‘see no evil, say no evil’.

The Majority Leader was not happy that the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin adjourned the House sine die without giving leadership of both sides the opportunity to speak after he raised a disagreement on a letter emanating from the presidency on the Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill passed by the House which seeks to prevent the Clerk of Parliament from submitting the Bill to the President for his assent until the determination of a case at the Supreme Case.

According to him the conduct of the Minority leaves a lot of questions not answered as to whether they were aware of the action the Speaker was going to take on the floor of the House on Wednesday, March 20, 2024.

“Again, is it the case that, they are in support of this action to disrupt government business? They should remember that the people of Ghana are watching, we have ministers who are supposed to manage ministries and conduct public business for the benefit of the people of Ghana; what the Minority has done today shows they are not on the side of democracy”

Addressing members of the Parliamentary Press Corps on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 just after adjournment, he pointed out that the Minority want government business to come to a halt through their conduct. “They were not even ready to get us to engage Mr. Speaker but they were ready to pack and move into their cars and go home. Obviously, it is a political journey they are on; they want to explore the situation to their advantage. We believe that the good people of Ghana would know that we as NPP in government stand for the betterment, progress and development in government”.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/