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The prominent politician and member of parliament for Ningo-Prampram no the ticket of the largest opposition party, NDC has recently sparked massive stir, debates and arguments across all social media platforms after he boldly revealed another hot secret behind the rejection of the most anticipated 2022 budget in parliament.
Not long ago, the most anticipated 2022 “Agyenkwa” budget which was presented by the finance minister, Ken Ofori Atta in parliament was unexpectedly rejected with the help of the speaker of parliament, Alban Bagbin aside raising lots of debates and concerns in the house.
Most Ghanaians undoubtedly spoke against the 2022 budget due to the new ‘momo’ E-levy and other related taxes considering the recent economic hardship citizens are encountering in the country hence parliament’s rejection of the most anticipated budget surprisingly ended up being a good news to most Ghanaians.
However, the popularly known Ghanaian politician has undoubtedly caused massive reactions online after he boldly revealed the main reason that led to parliament’s rejection of the most anticipated 2022 budget.
Speaking in a recent interview on “Good Morning Ghana”, Sam George took the privilege to unveil all the secrets behind the rejection of the “Agyenkwa” budget which cane as a huge surprise to most Ghanaians.
According to Sam George, NPP didn’t have 2 MPs present in parliament when voting begun on the budget and hence a private jet was sent to transport one of the MPs from Germany around 2pm in the afternoon.
However, the NPP MPs couldn’t make it on time to cast their respective votes on the budget and hence, NDC MPs outnumbered the NPP MPs who were 135 at the time of voting.
“At the time the speaker put the question, there were 273 members of parliament in the chamber. There were 137 members of parliament in the NDC side, 135 members of the NPP and one independent candidate. The NPP did not have two of their members who were Honorable Ahwere and Honorable Adjoa Safo. A private jet had been sent to Germany to pick up Honorable Ahwere. He took off from Germany at 2pm in the afternoon; it had a 6-hour 30 minutes flight time. He was to arrived in Ghana and the expectation was that by 9pm he would make it to the chamber. Adwoa Safo was still not present at that time”, Sam George emphatically revealed.
In conclusion, Sam George revealed that, even though the independent candidate voted in favor of the 2022 budget, the minority outnumbered the NPP MPs and hence the speaker, Alban Bagbin made the final decision to reject the budget.
What are your thoughts on Sam George’s recent claims concerning the rejection of the 2022 budget even though most individuals claimed otherwise?
Do you think that the speaker of parliament, Alban Bagbin acted in favor of the minority in rejecting the 2022 budget as claimed by most NPP MPs even though most individuals think otherwise?
Let’s know your thoughts in the comment section below.
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