Ben Abdallah Banda, the immediate past Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, has chastised the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Communications Officer for disrespecting and slandering Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin
Sammy Gyamfi’s comments, according to the former Member of Parliament for Offinso South, are unfortunate and incautious, and they indict the Speaker and the NDC Caucus leadership in Parliament.
After the House voted to approve all the nominees vetted for ministerial positions, the NDC Communications Officer allegedly accused Mr. Alban Bagbin and the NDC leadership of betraying their party on Facebook.
As a result, he wants Parliament’s leadership to invite Sammy Gyamfi to the Privileges Committee so that he can back up his claims or retract his remarks.
He told host Kwame Tutu that Sammy Gyamfi’s remark is an indictment of the Republic of Ghana’s entire legislature, and that it requires a thorough investigation.
The former lawmaker wants the Communications Officer for the largest opposition party to explain how he was able to make such a statement against the Right Honorable Speaker and smear the House’s reputation.
Ben Abdallah, on the other hand, clarified that he could not tell Parliament what to do, but that it is only proper to investigate the issues raised by Sammy Gyamfi and bring him to justice by forcing him to apologize.