Parliament fumes over EC’s continuous ‘disrespect’ to the House 

Parliament fumes over EC’s continuous ‘disrespect’ to the House

Parliament fumes over EC’s continuous ‘disrespect’ to the House

Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye on Thursday suspended sitting after the chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa failed to appear before the House to address them on measures in place to ensure free and fair elections.

Leadership in Parliament were incensed with the EC chairperson for what it terms ad “incessant display of disrespect” to the House since her appointment.

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The EC boss, who was billed to brief Members of Parliaments (MPs) on the level of preparedness for the impending elections, failed to show up forcing the Speaker of Parliament, Prof Oquaye, to suspend sitting.

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Upon resumption of sitting, Minority Chief Whip, Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak, questioned the attitude of the EC chairperson towards Parliament.

According to the Asawase MP, that was not the first time the EC boss had stood up the House after invitations have been extended to her.

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Meanwhile, the National Security Minister, Kan Dapaah, National Commission for Civic Education boss and the Inspector-General of Police were also summoned.

Prof Oquaye suspended sitting after EC chairperson failed to appear before the house

Joyceline Natally Cudjoe

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