Hashtag #DropThatChamber dey trend for Ghana after Parliament announce sey dem wan build new 450-seater Parliament chamber sake of space no dey de chamber.
De campaign which be the top trend on twitter gather massive support as more Ghanaians for social media top dey free dema minds give Members of Parliament.
Dem announce plans sey massive demo go happen Saturday, July 13 if government no flush that idea from dema mind.
Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu talk sey dem no go spend more than $200 million on de new parliamentary chamber.
“We all think sey de facility no for go beyond some amount, that $200 million. We dey look at anything between $150 million den $200 million,” Mr. Kyei-Mensa-Bonsu reveal.
Speaker of Parliament, Mike Ocquaye unveil de new design when last Friday when de architect, David Adjaye place courtesy call on am.
But de move dey bore Ghanaians big time.
Chaw people dey free dema minds on how suddenly some Parliamentarians dey find awam theories back de project, describing dem as ‘insensitive.’
Majority Leader,Osei Kyei M.Bonsu says
the space between the min. and maj. Human as they are,they could get a little passionate about some of the issues during debates and the throwing of arms,wild gesticulations could lead to something else #DropThatChamber
Nana Ama Agyemang Asante@JustNanaAmaThe government of Ghana cannot afford to put incubators in every hospital, provide schools with computers but it has money to build a new chamber for MPs who come from communities with no schools/hospitals/courts/factories. Isn’t this hatred? We need to make them #DropThatChamber
Mabel Aku Baneseh@akumabelAny MP who feels that the house is not comfortable enough should not seek re-election. New chamber will be resisted. – Elvis Darko #DropThatChamber
People dey ask Members of Parliament sey make dem use dema brains work, no be comfort go do anything give dem.