The Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has said there are grounds to accept that a few individuals from the National Democratic Congress’ Caucus in the assembly have no comprehension of Parliamentary practices.
Talking in a meeting with Joy News checked by GhanaWeb, the Majority chief expressed that he reached this resolution following a few advancements in the House comparative with the endorsement of Ministerial candidates just as the financial plan and how a portion of the Minority MPs acted all the while.
“The last one, for example, the endorsement of Ken Ofori Atta. The Committee dropped by a report prescribing him to Parliament for endorsement by agreement. They, when all is said and done, had not raised any issues against him, so they had concurred and prescribed his endorsement to parliament by agreement.
“So agreement on two checks; from the council and prescribing to entire to affirm him by agreement. But when we went to the floor, it created to something different. With an unfriendly backbench saying that no, ascending to say that how about we subject it to casting a ballot. Furthermore, I was taking a gander at it and I was asking myself what’s going on?
“The endorsement of the arrangement after the discussion on the spending plan, the endorsement additionally finished in a headcount. Why bother in this? To me it would seem that some of them don’t comprehend the matter of parliament,” he submitted.
As indicated by the Suame MP, there is a viewpoint that causes it to appear to be that a portion of the Minority MPs have been programmed into opposing government and the greater part side of the house without essentially knowing the ramifications.
“It would seem that individuals don’t comprehend the ramifications of what now and then they do in light of the fact that with the headcount when the NDC lost barely by 134 against 137, one of them who came to me at that point said to me, he is a boisterous individual from the NDC.
“He said to me that indeed, we were fortunate. In the event that they had tossed out the spending plan, outvoting it, we would’ve needed to come to Parliament and afterward it would require 66% larger part to support it. I was revealing to him that no, there is nothing similar to that in the constitution. He was demanding. So it would appear that a few group have been programmed,” he added.
Isolated by a solitary vote of an autonomous part who has since proclaimed his help for the Majority, the Minority side of Ghana’s eighth Parliament have tried to overcome the lion’s share on a few events of casting a ballot.
Notwithstanding the Minority’s endeavors, the Majority side of the house appears to have had its way in practically all occasions till date. The new one being the endorsement of the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta.
The Minister’s endorsement among different issue has prompted some inside shaking inside the Minority and a Member of the Appointments Committee from the Minority side, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has left the council saying it was on guideline and individual grounds.