We have shelved the chamber for now, but it remains an integral part of our future plans-Parliament

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Parliament has said even though it has decided to shelve the construction of the proposed new chamber for now, it remains an integral part of its future plans.

A statement signed by Kate Addo, Acting Director of Public Affairs at Parliament read in part that ‘’The development of the Parliamentary enclave and a new chamber block and offices shall however remain an essential and integral part of the futre plans of the legislature, in a bid to provide strong, accountable, responsive and transparent parliament to serve the purpose of parliament’’.

The construction of the proposed 450 seater new parliamentary chamber at a cost of 200 Million Dollars generated a lot of controversy with a lot of backlash from sections of the public.

Even some Members of Parliament from both sides of the divide were united in their conviction that, it was improper to embark on such a project.

Read the full statement as issued by Parliament below:


Source: BestNewsGH.com

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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