Member of Parliament for Yapei Kusawgu Constituency, John Abdulai Jinapor has registered his displeasure over the occupancy of the seat of the Minority Leader by the MP for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong after the decision by Minority MPs to walkout of the President’s State of the Nation Address in parliament yesterday.
According to the former Deputy Minister of Energy under the erstwhile Mahama administration, although he is not generally happy about the taking over of the minority seats by the majority after their boycott, he’s exceptionally disappointed in Kennedy Agyapong’s decision to occupy the minority leader’s seat.
Speaking on Accra-based UTV on Friday, February 21, 2020, John Jinapor indicated that the action of Kennedy Agyapong was traditionally unacceptable adding, and that he must sacrifice a ram to appease the minority.
“I am not especially happy that Kennedy Agyapong went and occupied the seat of the minority leader. They could sit anywhere and I don’t mind if they take my seat but not the minority leader’s seat where Kennedy Agyapong of all people sat on it,” John Jinapor expressed.
He continued, “he must sacrifice a ram, oh seriously, he must. Traditionally, he must sacrifice a ram [to appease the minority].”
The Majority members of Parliaments of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) occupied the empty seats left behind by the minority caucus after they staged a walkout before the State Of The Nation’s address by the President.