The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye on Saturday, April 4, 2020, announced an indefinite suspension of the House instead of an adjournment. when the House had concluded its sitting for that day,
Happening after the house had concluded its sitting for the day, The Speaker’s reason was that his unprecedented action was Parliament’s response to the general state of national emergency that the nation finds itself in.
The announcement by the Speaker agitated the Minority and caused a furore among the Minority, with its Leader describing it as an unacceptable, dictatorial rule.
The Minority Leader gave an indication that the Minority may head to the Supreme Court over the action of the Speaker.
By: Jennifer Ansah