Report also have it that at least 13 supporting employees of the lawmaking chamber have been contaminated.
In a assertion, ASEPA said Parliament ought to be suspended straight away for two weeks to fumigate the Chamber.
“Today, following a discussion on the flooring of Parliament, it appears the reports that built rounds in the media space was pretty correct opposite to the disclaimer issued by Madam Kate Addo of the Community Affairs unit.
“Following this revelation, we are contacting for the quick closure of Parliament for two weeks and a necessary self quarantine of all Users of Parliament and Parliament Staffs.
“This would make way for the whole Parliament to be fumigated thoroughly and the Chamber severely disinfected to make it healthful and habitable just after the two months period of time,” ASEPA mentioned in a assertion.
Below is the comprehensive assertion:
ASEPA Phone calls FOR THE Immediate CLOSURE OF PARLIAMENT FOR TWO Months FOR MPs TO SELF-QUARANTINE
Yesterday there were being experiences producing waves in the media that pursuing the mass screening of MPs and parliamentary Staff, some two Associates of Parliament and some Parliamentary Staffs may perhaps have examined beneficial to the deadly COVID-19 disorder.
Subsequently, the General public Affairs Directorate of Parliament came out speedily with a statement to deny this information.
Nowadays, pursuing a discussion on the floor of Parliament, it would seem the stories that manufactured rounds in the media place was really genuine opposite to the disclaimer issued by Madam Kate Addo of the Public Affairs unit.
Next this revelation, we are contacting for the immediate closure of Parliament for two weeks and a obligatory self quarantine of all Members of Parliament and Parliament Staffs.
This would make way for the entire Parliament to be fumigated thoroughly and the Chamber seriously disinfected to make it healthful and habitable soon after the two weeks period of time.
As we speak, there are no Emergency Expenditures ahead of Parliament, all COVID-19 Payments have been duly authorised and and so we can manage to suspend Parliament for two months without any really serious ramifications, all other Parliamentary responsibilities can be done pretty much.
We have to do this quickly to avert cross infections in Parliament and also to stop onward Community Transmission at the numerous Constituencies wherever the MPs go to virtually every weekend.
But most importantly to avert pointless monetary stress on the Condition by means of pointless by-elections if any MP loses their life to COVID-19.
Govt Director, ASEPA