Photos: Bawumia inspects ‘damaged’ Parliament House

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday paid a visit to Parliament House to ascertain the extent of damage caused by Tuesday’s rainstorm.

Accompanied by the National Security Minister Albert Kan-Dapaah, the Vice President was taken round the facility by Speaker of the House Professor Mike Aaron Ocquaye.

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Ghana’s legislature suffered colossal destruction when its roofing sheets were ripped off following Tuesday night’s rainstorm that hit parts of Accra.

Water dripped into the chamber forcing a discussion on the Local Governance (Amendment Bill 2017) to be brought to an abrupt end.

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At the end of the inspection, leadership of Parliament requested for a new Chamber to which Dr Bawumia promised government would give it a serious consideration.

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