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Soldiers Storming Chamber Of Parliament Was A Mistake,They Need To Come Out Soon-Carlos Ahinkorah



Hon.Carlos Kingsley Ahinkora, Member of Parliament for Tema West has said that, soldiers Storming the chamber of Parliament house last Thursday was a mistake of which they need to apologise.

According to him,the chamber of Parliament is a no -go area for the military and the police and the activities of Parliamentarians in the chamber is more different from what we see outside.

He made this known in an interview with Agya Kwabena on utv this morning as monitored by


Armed soldiers on last Thursday stormed the Chamber of Parliament following the continued failure of the Members of Parliament-elect to elect the Speaker for the Eighth Parliament.

The soldiers, numbering about 20, emerged in the Chamber together with armed policemen ostensibly to restore calm in the Chamber.

The well-armed security detail, with some having facemasks, came to the floor of Parliament at about 3.30 a.m. reportedly on the orders of the former Minister of Defence, Mr Dominic Nitiwul.

The appearance of the military rocked the nerves of the legislators especially members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

Singing the national anthem and other patriotic songs, the NDC MPs-elect resisted the presence of the military men in the Chamber, asking them to leave.

Standing on their ground, the NDC MPs were heard saying that until the military left the Chamber no vote for the next Speaker should take place.

But the Tema West legislature was not happy about the military invasion at the chamber. Foster

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