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Parliament is cheap, useless if it counts Kyei Mensah as part of its leadership – Ken Agyapong

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If the parliament of the Republic of Ghana were a place to be taken ‘serious’ and not the ‘cheap’ place, someone like Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu wouldn’t have been going round calling himself Majority Leader or minister of parliamentary affairs.

The above, MyNewsGH.com can confirm, are the express, explicit thoughts of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Assin Central Honourable Kennedy Agyapong, who is angry about the interference of his colleague and Majority Leader of Parliament in his (Ken Agyapong’s) ‘fight’ with ace investigative journalist Anas Armeyaw Anas.

Told by Net2 TV host to check his words, Ken Agyapong replied: “No! No! This is my station, I will take him on here. The life I have lived, he has not lived some. No. No”, he insisted on being allowed to ‘dress down’ his leader in Parliament.

“If he (Kyei Mensah Bonsu) likes I will disgrace him. Are you out of your mind? Parliament is cheap that’s why someone like him can be a leader. If he follows Anas the evidence I will bring will shame him. He is just older than me but he has not lived life better than me.” The Loudmouthed Assin Central MP bragged and insulted all at once.

“Is Kyei Mensah better than the judges?” He asked, in reference to judges who were exposed by Anas in an investigative piece three years ago.

“Parliament doesn’t feed me… GH¢1,000 is chicken change. Does he know how much I pay for chop money?” Ken Agyapong boasted further.

He said a lot more, as MyNewsGH.com captured far below.

But what did the Majority Leader say?

The Majority Leader Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu criticised the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, for his tirades directed at the investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

Speaking on Eyewitness News days ago, he described Kennedy Agyapong’s scathing verbal attacks against Anas as “regrettable”.

He was speaking after Assin Central MP had accused Anas of being corrupt ahead of his documentary exposé on Ghana football, which airs today.

Kennedy Agyapong insisted that Anas’ alleged act of corruption warranted the death sentence. His disdain for the renowned investigative journalist stems from his dislike for Anas’ clandestine methods.

But the Majority Leader disagreed with his personal attacks on Anas, saying his fellow MP has no right to attack Anas.

“If you question his methods, does that mean you should launch a personal blistering attack on the person? Stating emphatically that he is corrupt and so on and so forth. We should be careful, especially us as Members of Parliament,” Mr. Kyei Mensah-Bonsu said.

But Kennedy Agyapong is a man who listens to no one.

He said he won’t take such lessons from the Majority Leader.

“GH¢11,000 for parliament is chicken change.”, he hit.

“I’m daring him (Ken). The parliament investigation Anas did he should bring it. Why should he show Judiciary and not show legislature. We are not in Plato’s ideal world where justice belongs to the strong and rich.” Ken Agyapong went on and on and on.

The bottom line? The Majority Leader shouldn’t have put his mouth in a matter that doesn’t concern him.

Source: mynewsgh.com

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Former Ghanaian dance champion Alex Ofori passes on

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The late Alex Ofori was a former Ghanaian National Dance Champion

•The late Alex Ofori was a choreographer and a fashion model

• He became much popular after winning the Ghana National Dance competition in 1988

• The late dancer has been eulogized by popular Ghanaian media personality, Mr. Kwasi Kyei Darkwa

Former Ghanaian National Dance Champion, Alex Ofori, has reportedly passed on.

The late Alex Ofori who shot to fame after winning the Ghana National Dance competition in 1988, has worked with the likes of Slim Buster, who won the championship in 1987, Ebenezer Ako Nai who also won in 1987, Terry Ofosu Bright, aka Sir Robot who won in 1989 and Reggie Rockstone among others.

Announcing his demise on Facebook on June 16, 2021, veteran broadcaster Kwesi Kyei Darkwa (KKD) stated that the dance champion brought so much excitement and joy to Ghanaians whenever he got on a stage or dance floor.

He also eulogized him paving the way for new dance talents the country currently possesses.

“Rest in peace ALEX OFORI, Former National Dance Champion- Great Embassy Double Do, Dancer-Choreographer & Fashion Model. You brought so much excitement & joy to our motherland wherever you got on a stage or dance floor. With the likes of World Dance Champion Adjetey Sowah, unique breakdancer Reginald Osei aka Reggie Rockstone, Show dancers Firekiller, Como Basto, Carlos Alberto, Tee Pee & many enthusiastic young talents of the 80s & 90s, you helped turn what was your passion into a mainstay of live shows & television entertainment. Today, those talents you shared with the world just for fun, your labor of love has become a popular profession.”

“You & your colleagues paved the way for the talent we enjoy in dance choreography at national events & in numerous music videos. Life: How unpredictable you are. & how fragile we are,” he wrote on Facebook.

It can be recalled that the late Alex Ofori once represented Ghana at the World Dance Championship series at the London Hippodrome.

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Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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VIDEO: Kennedy Agyapong celebrates 61st birthday in Dubai with his 16 daughters

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Assin Central MP, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong celebrating his birthday with wife and children

• The Assin Central MP was swamped by his beautiful daughters at his 61st birthday party in Dubai

• Kennedy Agyapong turned 61 on June 16, 2021

• The lawmaker received and unwrapped some expensive gifts from his children

Assin Central MP, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, joined his daughters in Dubai to celebrate his 61st birthday on June 16, 2021.

In a video making rounds on social media, the outspoken lawmaker was captured in a plush restaurant, swamped by his beautiful daughters and wife.

With the exception of Arnell, who is alleged to have been ‘disowned’ by Mr. Agyapong, the rest of his 16 beautiful daughters were seen seated at a dinner table with their father having a nice time.

Beaming with smiles, Mr. Agyapong one-by-one unwrapped the gifts presented to him by his children.

The all-white birthday party was climaxed with a kiss from his wife.

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Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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One shot as sand winners clash with Okyeman taskforce at Adeiso

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Sand winners and Taskforce clash in Adeiso

One person has been shot in a clash between the Okyeman Environmental Protection task force and sand winners at Adeiso in the West Akyem Municipality in the Eastern region.

The task force stormed the Tank Akuraa community near Adeiso, arrested and handcuffed one Osae Kwame, a sand winner and threw him into a Nissan Pick Up but were pursued by the youth who rescued him.

Later the taskforce members attacked Summertide sand winning Company site at Obeng Yaw village, also near Adeiso, amidst the firing of guns and arrested five workers and shot one other.

Armed police responded to the distress calls about the incidents but the Taskforce failed to stop when signalled by Police.

They were given a hot chase but to no avail.

Information spread through the Communities leading to the youth mounting roadblocks and attacked the task force.

Sensing danger Okyeman Mponuahene, Barima Twum Tabriade and Okyeman Akwansrahene went to the Adeiso police station to seek refuge in a Jeep Patriot SUV with registration number GS9835-19 which had three tyres deflated.

The angry youth and sand winners massed up at the Police station seeking the release of the two chiefs for instant justice.

Due to the tension, Adeiso District Police command called on the Divisional Command for reinforcement to contain the situation.

A search in the Jeep SUV which belongs to Akwansrahene, Baffour Sarpong, contained one AK 47 assault rifle with 3 magazines and 7 Pump-action cartilages.

The five (5 ) suspects including the two chiefs were whisked to Asamankese Divisional Headquarters by the reinforcement team where they were granted Police enquiry bail.

The Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh confirmed the incident.

He said the Regional Police Command has dispatched a team to the troubled area to help resolve the matter to restore calm.

Okyeman Environmental Protection Taskforce was formed over a decade ago to fight against illegal mining, illegal sand winning and illegal chainsawing.

Source: starrfm.com.gh

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