The majority leader accuses journalists of accepting bribes to tarnish the names of some MPs. Majority Leader in Parliament and Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Mr. Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has criticized the media for the lack of “credible” lawmakers within the parliament of Ghana.
“A lot of your media personalities don’t assist the system. All you recognize is to take bribes and switch to talk for individuals you recognize should not competent sufficient to be in parliament as in comparison with individuals they compete with….You are taking bribes. In the meantime, you recognize you aren’t supposed to do this. You aren’t serving to the nation”. He chided the media strongly.
He was famous that not solely the media but additionally politicians themselves have immensely contributed to this unlucky decline including that many individuals embedded with knowledge and information prepared to work in parliament decline as a result of the method at which politicians manage inside politics.
“We’re dropping very credible individuals who ought to come to parliament”, he stated in an interview.
He defined that MPs who would not have the information and enthusiasm to work in parliament turn into inactive within the work on the Home however very vibrant on media platforms for fame.
“All you get to know is the individual sitting on the radio insulting individuals. They turn into very vibrant when they’re exterior parliament, however, relating to inside work, they turn into ineffective”, he famous.
“The usual of parliament in the present day’s politics in Ghana has completely declined”, Mr. Kyei Mensah Bonsu revealed.
They additionally suggested that media personalities have an ideal privilege to do severe schooling and subsequently, they have to make good use of it.
“Educate the general public; educate them the real duty of parliament for them to make good choices throughout voting”, he urged.
In accordance with him, many individuals who rush for energy to register their names in parliament lately turn into dissatisfied and withdraw later after discovering out that the job shouldn’t be profitable sufficient for them whereas they block the alternatives of these with true enthusiasm to do the job willingly.