Parliament to publicly hear Kennedy Agyapong’s case Tuesday

The Privileges Committee of Parliament will be providing a public hearing of the contempt case against Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong on Tuesday July 3, 2018.

Mr Agyapong has been accused of making contemptuous statements against the Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu.

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.”