The Minority Caucus in Parliament will later today meet with the leadership of the National Democratic Congress on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, following the standoff that has hit the shakeup in minority leadership in the House.
Tension is growing in the House on the back of the changes in minority leadership.
At least 44 MPs believe the decision by the party is unfair and unpopular and has signed a petition to reject same.
Another group of 77 MPs also reportedly signed a different petition to endorse the decision of the party.
In a statement signed by Kwame Agbodza, the Minority Chief Whip, the newly appointed leadership revealed that a meeting has been scheduled for Thursday morning between leadership and party executives at the party headquarters.
“That the party leadership led by the National Chairman has agreed to meet our entire caucus on Tuesday next week, specifically on the 31st of January, 2023,” the statement added.
The NDC in a letter to the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, on Tuesday, January 24, stated that it had decided to replace Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu with Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson.
Other changes included Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, MP for Ellembelle who has been brought in to replace Ketu North MP, James Klutse Avedzi as the Deputy Minority Leader while Kwame Governs Agbodza has also replaced Asawase MP, Muntaka Mubarak as the Minority Chief Whip.
Source: Ghana/Starrfm.com.gh/103.5 Fm