We’re heartbroken – Majority Leader apologizes for fight in Parliament

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Mr. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu – Majority Leader

The Majority Leader in Parliament, Mr. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has apologized for the benefit of his associate Members of Parliament (MPs) for the battle in the House on Monday, December 20, 2021.

“This is a very shameful and embarrassing moment for us in Parliament. I think all of us in Parliament must be bowing down our heads in shame”, he said.

Disarray was rejected in the House during the thought of the questionable Electronic Transaction Bill prevalently known as E-Levy bringing about the trading of blows.

Mr .Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu said such an occurrence ought not to be permitted to reoccur.

“The Parliament of Ghana has not seen such inhumanity previously. Would we like to incur gore in Parliament or do we want the title fair individuals”, he questioned.?


Mr .Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu said the intermission of the house would permit some composed attitudes to win.

That, he said, would likewise take into account further discussions among the Majority and the Minority, just as different partners.

Mr .Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, who is additionally the Leader of Government Business, said the spending plan had been passed and, accordingly, the wrong impression that is being made that there was no spending plan was false.


The Majority Leader, who related how the occurrence occurred on the floor of the house, said the primary Deputy Speaker, Joe Osei-Owusu, who was managing around then and was not well, stood up from his seat to proceed to take some medicine and later to visit the washroom. It was then that he was genuinely forestalled by some Minority MPs that prompted the disarray.

He clarified that whoever said the Second Deputy Speaker couldn’t practice his right of giving his vote a role asanas off-base because there was no sacred arrangement or any standing request in Parliament that suspended him from casting a ballot when he manages.

At a different public interview, the Minority Leader, Mr . Haruna Iddrisu, emphasized that the House’s choice to suspend sitting to January 18, 2022, was a chance for additional conferences on the dubious E-Levy bill.

He was hopeful that the public authority would contact the administration of resistance to take part to arrive at compromises without essentially denying the public authority the required income.

He further approached the public authority to cut degenerate consumption by being financially focused.

“Along these lines, seemingly what has happened is to consider further interviews on the way forward, on the idea of what should be done with regards to the idea of raising income for the public authority,” Mr. Iddrisu expressed at a question and answer session in Accra, later the intermission of the House.

“However, E-Levy, we are settled, unequivocally that we won’t uphold it in its present structure and nature as it will remove the pay of a bigger extent of the populace in numerous stages,” he said.

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