Members of Parliament (MPs) will tomorrow ( (Wednesday) determine the fate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Centra
Members of Parliament (MPs) will tomorrow ( (Wednesday) determine the fate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Mr Kennedy Agyapong, as to whether he is in contempt of Parliament for allegedly making contemptuous remarks of Parliament.
If the House determines that he is guilty of contempt of Parliament, he could be reprimanded or suspended from Parliament.
The Committee of Privileges, which investigated the allegation against Mr Agyapong concluded that “Mr Agyapong is indeed in contempt of Parliament for the remarks he made that “Parliament is cheap” and “Parliament is useless.”
In its report which was laid in Parliament during the Second Meeting of the Second Session of the Seventh Parliament, the committee said it reached the conclusion after carefully considering the matter in the light of the totality of the evidence gathered and in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, the Standing Orders and other relevant enactments.
It accordingly, recommended to the House to adopt its report and sanction Mr Agyapong by suspending him for the rest of the session or reprimand him.