Previous Member of Parliament (MP) for Kumbungu Constituency, Ras Mubarak has named for a probe into why some military personnel invaded Parliament last Thursday dawn.
Legislators, for the duration of the inauguration of the 8th Parliament, were caught by surprise when some army officers trooped onto the floor all through a heated a very-tense election of Speaker.
In accordance to the previous MP, the go was nothing but an “attempted Coup d’etat” and would like culprits to be punished appropriately.
“And I assume they have to be court docket marshalled and dealt with in accordance with military services regulation, ” he claimed.
The armed service stormed the Chamber, supposedly to restore relaxed amid confusion that erupted between legislators of the New Patriotic Get together (NPP) and the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Dwelling.
But talking on PM: Express on JoyNews Tuesday Ras Mubarak noted aside MPs and Clerks, a single can not barge into Parliament without the need of an invitation by the Speaker.
“We have circumstances wherever even staffs of Parliament cannot enter the Chamber until they’ve been expressly supplied permission.”
Nevertheless, there was no speaker at the time, so who invited the military officers to Parliament.
“We never know who identified as them in and that is the a lot more cause why we have to have to choose an curiosity in looking at the conclusion of this unique make any difference,” Mr Mubarak said.
He pressured: “the navy has to be investigated completely, those who are observed culpable, those who gave the purchase, and all those who obtained concerned must be punished in accordance with the present laws.”
The Former MP wants his colleagues to exhibit prudence and uphold the country’s house of Chamber, likely forward.
“Never once again really should our terrific country witness these disrespect, this sort of disdain for the institution of Parliament.”