Photos: Dr Bawumia visits parliament after rains damaged roof of chamber

Photos: Dr Bawumia visits parliament after rains damaged roof of chamber

Ghana’s Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has paid a visit to Parliament to ascertain the extent of damage after last night's downpour.

Dr Bawumia visits parliament after rains damaged roof of chamber

Dr Bawumia and the Speaker of Parliament

The chamber of Ghana’s Parliament was one of the affected buildings following Tuesday night’s heavy downpour in the capital.

Dr Bawumia visits parliament after rains damaged roof of chamber

Dr Bawumia expecting the extent of damage in the House

The Chamber was left at the mercy of the rain with some electronic gadgets installed in the chamber badly affected.

Speaking after his tour, the Veep said: “we heard what happened last night and had to rush here this morning to actually see it. Thankfully, the damage has not been too much and some measures have been taken to try to contain the situation before permanent roofing is put in place.

Dr Bawumia visits parliament after rains damaged roof of chamber

Dr Bawumia visits parliament after rains damaged roof of chamber

“So, I am happy to see the consultant and the contractors are still around and they are going to repair the damage…”

Meanwhile, the leadership of Parliament has requested for a new chamber.

Dr Bawumia visits parliament after rains damaged roof of chamber

Dr Bawumia visits parliament after rains damaged roof of chamber

Dr Bawumia was taken round the facility by the Speaker. Rt. Hon. Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye and other members of the House.

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