Breaking news: Minority Caucus boycott Parliament over Gyakye Quayson trial

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Minority Caucus has boycott parliamentary proceedings today due to prosecution of their colleague Hon, James Gyakye Quayson who standing trail at Accra High Court.

The minority leader Hon Ato Forson stated during the swearing-in of Mr Quayson that the minority is ready to boycott parliamentary proceedings to accompany their beloved member of parliament for Assin North constituency anytime he appears in court.

“Mr speaker i want to serve notice to the government to respect the vedict of the good people of Assin North constituency and also listen to appeal of some meaningful Ghanaians and do the needful, Mr speaker I want to state categorically that if dialogue fails cooperation will suffer” Ato Forson stated.

The Minority made a brief statement in which they reaffirmed their steadfast support for their colleagues and stressed their solidarity by choosing not to take part in the day’s parliamentary business.

“This is the beginning of a series of actions that the Caucus will be embarking on to end the ongoing persecution of the Minority Leader himself, the Hon. James Gyakye Quayson and the Hon. Collins Dauda.”

James Gyakye Quayson, the MP for Assin North, and Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson, the minority leader, are both scheduled to appear in court on Thursday for their continuing cases.

A criminal investigation into an alleged financial loss to the state of €2.37 million is now being conducted against Dr. Ato Forson. The agreement to buy 200 ambulances between 2014 and 2016 is the central theme of the lawsuit.

James Gyakye Quayson, on the other hand, is currently facing forgery and perjury accusations before the High Court in Accra.

These accusations are related to alleged offenses that occurred before the Assin North parliamentary election in 2020.

The minority Caucus is expected to return to the chamber after court proceedings.

Read the full statement from the Minority below:

Source: Kwaku Boffah

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