June 17, 2018

Leader of Government Business and Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, had told Members of Parliament per the standing order of the House, the Speaker is clothed with sole authority to admit questions.

He pointed to order 66 (1) to back his point, “Mr. Speaker shall be the sole Judge of the admissibility of a Questions”, he noted.

According to the Majority Leader, MPs should advert their minds to provisions in the standing orders and stop asking same questions each time the business statement is presented as if the business committee is doing something wrong.

He made this remarks when Member of Parliament from Adaklu, Governor Kwame Agbodza wanted to know, if MPs can trace questions they ask and trace the stages they have gotten to and can tell if the Ministers have complied with them.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com