General News of Thursday, 8 November 2018
The Member of Parliament for Agona West, Madam Cynthia Morrison has slammed the Member of Parliament for Kumbugu constituency, Ras Mubarak for riding a bicycle to the legislative house Tuesday.
The legislator told Kwame Tutu on Rainbow Radio 87.5FM that the National Democratic Congress (NDC), MP was only engaging in populism.
The minister also opined that the action by her colleague meant that he doesn’t value his life. She also disputed claims that the MP rode the bike from his residence to parliament because the bicycle was parked at the premises of parliament at around 5:30am same day he was seen riding it to the House yesterday [Tuesday].
She said, “Ras Mubarak was only joking. He did not ride the bicycle from his residence to parliament. He did not also ride it back home. He left it and ordered a Uber back home.’’
Mr Mubarak yesterday (Tuesday) rode a bicycle to Parliament House to register his protest against the unbearable living conditions in the country.
The MP speaking to the media said that he decided to ride the bike to highlight the sufferings that many Ghanaians were going through.
He mentioned increasing cost of fuel which had increased the costs of goods and services and laying of workers as some of the sufferings that people were experiencing.