In a letter addressed to the speaker, Haruna Iddrisu, Member of Parliament for Tamale-South who till now has been the NDC’s Minority Chief has been changed by Cassiel Ato Forson, MP for Ajumako Enyan Esiam. James Klutsey Avezi, MP for Ketu-North who was his deputy is being changed by Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah. MP for Ellembele Constituency, whereas Kwame Governs Agbodza, MP for Adaklu Constituency replaces Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, MP for Asawase within the Ashanti Area because the Chief Whip.
Nevertheless, Ahmed Ibrahim and Consolation Doyo-Ghansah First and Second deputy Whips respectively have maintained their positions.
In the meantime, reacting to the stated reshuffle, the MP for
Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, MP for the Odododiodio constituency who occurs to be a pacesetter of the minority caucus stated the event has come to him as a shock, saying neither he nor the caucus was conscious of any reshuffle, not to mention a letter being despatched to the speaker to that impact.
Opposite to his declare, there’s one other letter addressed to James Klutsey Avedzi informing him concerning the celebration’s choice.
It might be recalled that Nationwide Chairman of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah had given a touch in March 2021 that the celebration was contemplating making modifications to its management in parliament. This would possibly simply be the result of that call.
“There may be some work in progress. After each election, we reconstitute the management of Parliament even when it means reconfirming them. We haven’t achieved that but due to the court docket circumstances. We began however acquired to some extent and felt that we have to end with the court docket circumstances first. So it’s one thing we’re contemplating. However there might be a particular assertion. I’m positive by the point, they [Parliament] return from the break, we might have taken this choice,” he stated then.
It stays to be seen how the minority caucus in parliament will react to the modifications and whether or not it’s more likely to have an effect on their efficiency as a group in the home in any means.