The Member of Parliament for Zebilla East, Cletus Apul Avoka, has apologised to the newly appointed Minority Leader, Cassiel Ato Forson, for describing him as a nonentity.
The former Majority Leader in an earlier interview with Citi News described the timing of the appointment of Ato Forson as incorrect including that the get together didn’t have the luxurious of time to flip a nonentity into any individual.
“This is not the time to make nobody a somebody, this is not the time to make nobody a somebody, this is the time to galvanise all of us to fight the NPP so that we can win elections, not to make heroes out of nonentities, this is not the time,” Mr Avoka mentioned on Tuesday.
But in an try to make clear his earlier feedback on Eyewitness News on Thursday, Mr Avoka mentioned he didn’t intend to denigrate the Minority Leader.
“I will be the last person to say that and if I said that then it was an error. What I wanted to say was that this is not the time to drop somebody and elevate another. This is what I was trying to say and if in the process I said something different, I must apologise and I am very sorry. I cannot denigrate any of my colleagues.”
The NDC earlier this week changed Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu with Dr Cassiel Ato Forson.
Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, MP for Ellembelle additionally changed Ketu North MP, James Klutse Avedzi because the Deputy Minority Leader whereas Kwame Governs Agbodza changed Asawase MP, Muntaka Mubarak because the Minority Chief Whip.
Following the appointments over 70 MPs have petitioned the Council of Elders of the NDC and former Flagbearer John Mahama to droop the management modifications till a gathering between the minority caucus and get together executives.
The legislators consider the reshuffling is untimely and doesn’t augur nicely for the opposition get together going into the following elections given the shortage of session.
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