Koku Anyidoho justifies the Military invasion of Parliament; says the…

Koku Anyidoho justifies the Military invasion of Parliament; says the military should not be blamed

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The founder of the Atta Mills Institute, Mr. Samuel Koku Anyidoho has justified the military invasion of Parliament on 7th January, 2021. 

In justifying the act, Mr. Koku Anyidoho said that on the dawn of 7th December, 2021, the behavior of some MPs was un-parliamentary which caused the military to step in.

According to him, the military should not be blamed for stepping in to restore sanity because if they had not, the country couldn’t have swear-in the President.

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In a tweet, Mr. Samuel Koku Anyidoho said

“When some MPs decided to chew ballot papers and act in un-parliamentary ways in the chamber of Parliament on the day we were expected to swear-in the President & Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, why should the military be blamed for stepping-in to restore sanity?”

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BACKGROUND

The election of the Speaker of Parliament for the 8th Parliament was characterized with some violence as there was disagreement between the NDC MPs and NDC MPs.

During the election of Speaker, the member of Parliament for Tema West, Hon. Carlos Ahenkorah snatched some ballot papers and took to his heals.

Some military personnel from the Ghana Armed forces stormed the chamber of Parliament to restore sanity into the chamber.

After the military personnels stormed the chamber, some Parliamentarians are advocating for the incident to be investigated and the personnels punished.

SOURCE : Coverghana.com.gh

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