There is fire brewing in the New Patriotic Party as some Members of Parliament betrayed the party on their choice of Speaker of Parliament.
The party nominated former Speaker Prof. Mike Ocquaye as their choice with the NDC opting for Mike.
After a secret ballot was casted only 135 of the 137 NPP voted for Mike Ocquare, the NPP’s choice.
2 voted for Alban Bagbin of the NDC and one decided to spoil his or her ballot.
Social media users have started naming NPP MPs they believe could have voted against Mike Ocquaye.
Amongst the rumored names are Sarah Adwoa Safo faced a tight competition with the son of Mike Ocquaye at the NPP parliamentary primaries.
Another name is Kennedy Agyapong blasted Mike Ocquaye who asking him to support his son against Adwoa Safo, his baby mama.
Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu has also been mentioned because of his relationship with Alban Bagbin as he even campaigned for him against his own party candidate for the Nadowli parliamentary seat in 2016 when Bagbin was having issues with the then NDC President, John Mahama.
MP for Sunyani East Ameyaw Cheremeh is another suspect having made comments that the President shouldn’t nominate Mike Ocquaye as Speaker because a good number of NPP MPs don’t like him.
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