Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has accused the Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu of misleading the Speaker of Parliament, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye.
The Minority Leader has already expressed his unhappiness that the Speaker suspended the House last Saturday instead of adjourning sittings in accordance with laid down procedures in the House.
In an interview on Citi breakfast show with Bernard Avle, Mr. Iddrisu said
“There is no problem between myself and the Speaker but things must be done right. He has sworn to the Constitution and has sworn to work with Standing Orders and the Constitution.
“I will demand utmost respect to the Constitution and the Standing Orders. It is Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu who is misleading the Speaker and he lacks candour on this matter.” Mr. Iddrisu added.
The Minority Leader had also accused the Speaker of Parliament of disrespecting him.
On the issue of the suspension of Parliament, Minority Leader said that he had sent Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu a text urging him to ensure that the House is adjourned but his advice was disregarded.
“On Saturday, I sent him a text that let’s just announce adjournment sine die with a notice for a recall and he can’t deny it.
So where from this that there is no communication or cooperation? On the day, I walked to him and told the Leader that, I hope that we will build a consensus that we will adjourn sine die with you giving a strong indication of a recall. So he [Majority Leader] is the one misleading the Speaker,” Mr. Iddrisu insisted.