Ghanaian renowned female politician widely known as Hon. Lawyer Sarah Adwoa Safo, who happens to be the New Patriotic Party(NPP) Member of Parliament(MP) for the Dome Kwabenya Constituency, has responded, and denied being the one who voted against the party during last Thursday’s dawn voting.
On the eve of 6th January 2021, to the early hours of 7th January 2021, the process in Paliament to elect new speaker, lasted several hours ended with Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbing being elected as Speaker of Parliament.
According to close source, someone within the NPP caucus voted for the NDC nominee, raising suspicion among the ranks of the majority.
But Adwoa Safo whose name stood accused as one of the persons in view of happenings at the NPP Primaries, shortly after the process in an interview has debunks such claims.
“I think we feel betrayed. We are all surprised about the outcome of the election and as a parliamentary group. I think that reorganizing ourselves to see how we will be able to carry out government business when the need arises”
When was asked by the host which side in Paliament has the majority, she disclosed that,
” We in the NPP believe we are in the majority in parliament. We have the Fomena Member of Parliament (MP) who went Independent and he has willingly come onto our side and he is now the Second Deputy Speaker of the house. No Matter how slim the numbers are in our constitution there is still a simple majority and for us we have a simple majority.
Watch her full interview below :