Deputy Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo Markin, has appealed to the Minority in Parliament to allow for compromise on issues and build consensus to advance the House’s mandate as Parliament resumes sitting next week.
The 8th Parliament, since its inception, has been characterized by fisticuffs, a deep partisan approach to issues, and a lack of trust among MPs, we have to work with the minority in parliament.
Honorable Alexander Afenyo Markin believes the National Democratic Congress NDC has somehow hampered the free flow of dialogues on the floor of Parliament.
He issued that for the benefit of the country the two parties [majority and minority] to wean together in settling matters in the interest of Ghanaians.
The National Democratic Congress and its representing members in parliament led by honorable Haruna Iddrisu seem not to be entirely interested in building consensus on parliament business and government matters.
The majority leader In April this year, the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu lamented that an end to in-floor wrangling between the two must be addressed before the resumption of parliament sitting.