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Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu was pushed out in a dictatorship style – Rasheed Draman

Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu was pushed out in a dictatorship style – Rasheed Draman

Rasheed Draman has stated that the removal of former Majority leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu from his position could have been done more democratically.

"Let’s be clear, I think it’s not a reshuffle, it is just a way of getting rid of Honourable Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu.

“Every party has the right to organize itself both inside and outside of Parliament, but I think it has to be done in a way that we are all comfortable, that this is democratic process.

He continued: “For somebody like the Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu who has spent, I think all his career in Parliament this is not a good way to handle such an illustrious career.”.

Majority leader and Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu resigned following a meeting with President Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House over a seeming impasse with the executive over an attempt to make changes to the front bench of the party in Parliament.

Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has however been made chairman of the Manifesto Committee of the Party

Earlier on, the majority caucus led by first deputy speaker Joseph Osei-Owusu had vehemently kicked against the decision to remove Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu as majority leader

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