December 5, 2017

Leader of Government Business in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu has warned that if nothing is done to set standards for election fund raising, Ghana’s Parliament could be filled with people with money.

He noted that increasingly people with fat bags of money are taking over the Nations legislature, hence the need to set standard for election fund raising and expenditure.

According to the Suame legislator, Ghanaians are complaining that the quality of debate on the floor of the House has gone down, but same people say the MPs do not attend to them. “Meaning something has not changed hands, demanding money we should be careful with ourselves”

And call for serious introspection as a Nation where we want to go, if we want to keep the quality in the legislature, he said.

He further revealed that increasingly, organizing primaries in the various political parties is being monetized, as the fight of corruption should start from the various parties, their means of selecting their candidates.

“However nobody is into politics as a, Father Christmas like people will donate at church and thinking the day the lord appears they will gain a good dividend”, he said.

Again politicians of this days, sow today and want to reap tomorrow, whiles some may even not be patient to reap tomorrow, but the evening of the day they sow the seed, he lamented.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/