-NDC MPs in Parliament have called for calm after they were scathingly criticised for passing all Akufo-Addo’s nominees
-Sammy Gyamfi accused them of betraying the party for their selfish interest
-They were also accused of taking bribe
Members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament have asked for forgiveness after incurring the wrath of the party’s national communications officer for passing the ministerial nominees of President Nana Akufo-Addo.
Sammy Gyamfi took the NDC Members of Parliament to the cleaners following the passage of all the president’s nominees including Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Hawa Koomson, and Afriyie Akoto.
In a Facebook post, Gyamfi said the party suffered “great betrayal” in the hands of Alban Bagbin, Haruna Iddrissu, and Muntaka Mubarak.
However, in a statement signed by the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, the lawmakers called for forgiveness for failing to do the party’s bidding by rejecting some of the ministers-designate that appeared before the vetting committee.
“You may be disappointed in this outcome but we will not disappoint or let you down in the future,” the statement said.
The minority leader’s statement further denied the claims that they were bought. “We categorically deny all allegations of influence or favour as a consideration for the approvals in the House.’
In other news on YEN.com.gh, Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, has expressed optimism Ghanaians will soon elect a female to man the affairs of the nation.
“I think it is a possibility, there are lots of potentials,” she stated in an interview on Sunday on Accra-based Asaase Radio.
Osei-Opare became Ghana’s first-ever female Chief of Staff when President Akufo-Addo appointed her to that position in January 2017.
Satisfied with her performance in his first term, the president decided to retain her in his second term—an honour she held dearly. “I was very excited,” she confessed, stating that she still possesses the fire and energy to continue.
“I think that people should not retire when they shouldn’t retire, if you have something to offer society you should offer society,” she stated.
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