I’m not Minority Leader by accident, paid my dues – Haruna Iddrissu to critics


• Minority Leader in Parliament says he has taken care of his obligations in the NDC


• Haruna Iddrisu has as of late been condemned for his initiative style


• He demands that notwithstanding being non-aggressive, his style induces solidarity

Tamale South Member of Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu, has said he has acquired his stripes in ascending to turn into the head of the Minority in the lawmaking chamber.

In an immediate reaction to pundits who affirm that his initiative style was to be faulted for open resistance and clear insurrection by certain individuals from his gathering.


Haruna conceded in a meeting with Citi TV that in spite of not being confrontational as a pioneer, he has consistently brought an assembled alliance in articulating the perspectives and places of the minority.

“I’m not Minority Leader coincidentally, I have taken care of my obligations, I host served the get-together and I have served in various limits. (As) Haruna Iddrisu, I have never taken a choice alone.

“We will regularly have a gathering meeting where the issues are talked about… and afterward we will take a typical position and afterward we will guard that position,” he told Bernard Avle on the Point of View Program which broadcasted on September 29.

He said, a long time in Parliament has instructed him that whether intra or between party, choices are as a general rule dependent on agreement and he is constantly directed by the situation of his group and perspectives on Ranking Members in the various regions.

“I go to the workplace of Minority Leader with sensible profundity. I have been in Parliament (for) 17 years, I have been Minister, I have consumed significant strategy space and I am directed by it.

“Furthermore, I am saying that in Parliament, regardless of whether when the numbers were 137 or 106, 169, it was an agreement. Yet, where you have a conflict, I have directed the NDC Minority, let it mirror that this is a Minority position and I am directed by that to settle on a choice,” he clarified.

Haruna has been in Parliament since 2005 addressing individuals of Tamale South. He filled in as Communications Minister under the Mills government and later as Employment and Labor Relations and Trade and Industry Minister under John Dramani Mahama government.

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