I did not call Hon. Suhuyini a "Kwasia" - Education Minister

I did not call Hon. Suhuyini a "Kwasia" - Education Minister

After reports that it was the Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh who instigated a near brawl in Parliament on Thursday evening, the MP has released a statement to deny the accusations that were leveled against him by Ningo Prampram MP, Sam George.

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I did not call Hon. Suhuyini a "Kwasia" - Education Minister

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YEN gathered that it was Sam George who accused Dr. Prempeh of verbally abusing a fellow member of parliament, Hon. Alhassan Suhuyini, after the Joe Ghartey Committee presented its report on the bribery allegations – Leading to confrontations between Majority and Minority members.

"...Napo [as I am known by many] had called him [Alhassan Suhuyini] a fool. During the proceedings, he called him 'kwasia' and that is what triggered the whole thing...four weeks ago he called me a fool on the floor of the House simply because I had asked the Speaker to ask him if he was wearing a school uniform or was properly attired to Parliament", Sam George is quoted to have said.

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But, a clearly riled Dr Opoku Prempeh, dismissed reports that he sparked commotion that occurred.

"Clearly, I would have been heard by viewers uttering those words if indeed Hon. Sam George heard them, as he sits on the other side of the House. No doubt the Speaker too would have heard and certainly would have swiftly ordered that I withdraw the word. No such thing occurred..."

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The education minister has asked Sam George to apologise to him for laying false accusations against him.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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