There were allegations and reports on social media of alleged impersonation of the Member of Parliament for Dome Kwabenya constituency Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo in Parliament during the approval of the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy on Tuesday, 30th November, 2021.
In the course of the hited debate on the alleged impersonation, Executive Director of Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) Mr. Mensah Thompson has petitioned Parliament to investigate Adwoa Safo for impersonation and Chief Justice, His Lordship Justice Anin Yeboah for interference in Parliamentary business.
The Executive Director of ASEPA has presented the petitioned to the Speaker of Parliament through the Minority Chief Whip to investigate allegations of impersonation against Adwoa Safo, for impersonation which is a criminal offense and also a violation of the Standing Orders of Parliament.
The Petition also cited the Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana, Justice Annin Yeboah for showing up in Parliament to meet the Majority Group to facilitate the reversal of Parliament’s rejection of the 2022 Budget statement and Economic Policy.
ASEPA says it has submitted the footage of proceedings on the day and added pictures of the MP to a forensic expert who has concluded that the woman who came to parliament on the day was not the MP.
It has expressed readiness to submit the findings from the expert and is also willing to testify if necessary.
In their petition to parliament, they want the matter to be probed and all persons engaged in the criminal act be punished by the laws of Ghana.
Attached is the full petition.