Majority planned to use ‘blind’ Joe Wise to ‘fool’ Minority – Muntaka alleges


The Minority wouldn’t participate in a financial plan endorsement process in Parliament


They had before cast a ballot to dismiss it


They claim the Majority had intended to invert the dismissal no holds barred

Part of Parliament for Asawase and Minority Chief Whip, Mohammed-Mubarak Muntaka has shielded the choice of the Minority in Parliament to avoid the procedures in the House that prompted the questionable inversion of a dismissal of the 2022 financial plan and resulting endorsement of same by the Majority Group.

As indicated by him, the Majority had clarified that they were set on passing the financial plan by legitimate or illicit means.


He unveiled on Joy News’ PM Express program of Tuesday, November 30, 2021, that the Minority had picked knowledge that the Majority planned to utilize the directing Speaker, Joseph Osei-Owusu alias Joe Wise, to ‘control’ the cycle.

Joe Wise, MP for Bekwai, was covering for Speaker Alban Bagbin who is at present in the United Arab Emirates for routine clinical consideration. Bagbin had been in the seat when the spending plan was dismissed on November 26, 2021.

“We picked knowledge in our conversations they were set on doing all that whether real or unlawful to revoke the choice that occurred.

“We were dependably educated that he (Presiding Speaker) planned to put the inquiry, then, at that point, he will go visually impaired and the trouble we have with our Standing Orders is that when you need to challenge Mr. Speaker, you need to accompany a considerable movement.

“So when he puts the inquiry and he goes blind, we would all be able to put our hands up and he will in any case not call you.

He proceeded: “What they will do is that they will exploit our number in the chamber to have the option to have around 274 recorded in the votes and procedures for the vote tomorrow, that will be more than the necessary number to make a choice.

“So in our conversations and as a component of our system, indeed, we realized they were set on doing this and the main way they would do this is, the Speaker will put the inquiry and afterward he will go visually impaired and he won’t call you and the main way you can challenge is to accompany a meaningful movement that will require days yet they will exploit our number.

“The best is to remain away and be recorded missing so you can uncover what they need to do and that is by and large what they have done,” he clarified.


Responding to the charges, Deputy Majority Leader Alexander Kwamina Afenyo-Markin said he didn’t have a clue where Muntaka got those claims adding that such guess should have been left with kids.

The main concern identifies with whether or not a majority was accomplished in the dismissal on November 26, 2021, of the 2022 Budget. The Majority left the House asserting inclination concerning Speaker Alban Bagbin.

Recently, the Minority avoided procedures and blamed the Majority for spurning the standard that necessary 138 Members to be available to make a choice.

The Majority had 137 MPs in the house however the directing Speaker, Joe Osei Owusu (MP for Bekwai) was additionally included making the MPs in the house 138. The Budget was consequently passed yet not after the dismissal of last Friday was repealed.


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