The Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, is expected to appear before Parliament’s Privileges Committee today, Tuesday, 3 July for allegedly denigrating the House.
Mr Agyapong has been accused of making contemptuous statements against the Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu.
The hearing will be opened to the public.
A statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs of Parliament, Kate Addo, on Thursday June 28 said: “The Committee of Privileges is scheduled to hold public hearing of Hon Member of Parliament for Assin Central constituency Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong on the alleged breach of privilege and contemptuous conduct.
“The hearing will take place on Tuesday 3rd July 2018 at the Committee Rooms 1 and 2, New Administration Block at 2pm.
“Hon Kennedy Agyapong was referred to the Privileges Committee of Parliament over his purported contemptuous utterances against Parliament and Majority Leader Hon Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu Osei.
“The Committee is expected to report their findings and recommendations to plenary after the hearing for necessary actions and follow up.”