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Be ready for a showdown over ‘majority fight’ – Apaak threatens NPP MPs

The Member of Parliament for Builsa South, Dr. Clement Apaak has warned the NPP caucus against forcefully occupying the majority side of the House when sitting resumes come Friday.

In an interview with GHOne News, MP for Builsa South Dr. Clement Apaak reiterated that the NPP MPs will have themselves to blame should they forcefully attempt occupying the majority seats.

Chief whip for the NPP caucus, Frank Annor Dompreh has publicly stated his side will occupy the majority side of the House when sitting resumes on Friday.

This follows the NDC caucus take over of the right side of the aisle when the 8th parliament convened for the election of a speaker and inauguration.

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The NDC caucus has maintained it has 137 seats which is the same as the number garnered by the NPP in the December elections.

The ruling NPP however argues the decision by independent MP from Fomena to sit with the NPP gives them the majority.

Deputy leader of the NPP caucus Alexander Afenyo-Markin has written to speaker Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin demanding that the NPP be declared the majority in the eighth parliament.

A meeting between the speaker and leadership of the two caucuses for the past two days has failed to address the matter.

Leader of NDC caucus, Haruna Iddrisu after another inconclusive meeting today told the media a final attempt will be made tomorrow after which he will publicly state the position of the NDC.

Deputy whip for the NPP caucus, Habib Iddrisu is however confident of an amicable settlement.

Deputy whip on the side of the NDC, Ibrahim Ahmed disclosed parliament is racing against time to address a number of activities before Friday including the composition of committees and allocation of offices.

Fomena MP and second deputy Speaker Andrew Amoako Asiamah who holds the ticket to deciding the majority has however assured there will be no chaos when sitting resumes.

 

 

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Source: Kasapafmonline

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