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Parliament defends staff over ballot stuffing allegation

In a comprehensive statement issued and signed by the Director of Parliament has seen the August house denied the substantial claims of the public that a staff of the house simultaneously coaxed a ballot box with balloted papers during the secret balloting of parliamentarians to select the leader of parliamentary business ( Speaker of Parliament) at the dawn of 7th January, 2021. Ms Kate Addo stated categorically clear that, the cumbersome nature of the process could never have made it easy for such an occurrence or anything like it to happen in parliament.

While accenting to the fact that, the chaotic and bizarre acts of the parliamentarians made the night difficult to curtailed to an extent that most of the working staff of parliament including the clerk had a fair share of bearing the irreversible consequences thereafter but notwithstanding, the night was kept calm and peaceful resolving all issues accordingly.

She asserted again that, the man seen to have coaxed the ballot box is a working deputy Marshall of parliament who had been purposeful stationed to that particular place to observe the proceedings of the elections. She again said that, parliament would want to keep this behind the house and to forge forward in ensuring the achievement of a collaborative house for a good governance.

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