Following the incident that happened in Parliament today, the Parliamentary Service has issued a statement to remind citizens who come to the public gallery to be mindful of the rules and regulations governing the conduct in the public in the gallery.
Earlier today, a gentleman by name, Ernesto Yeboah who is the leader of the Economic Fighters League was arrested for screaming “Drop That Chamber” in Parliament and disturbing parliamentary proceedings.
According to the statement, Parliament is not seeking to lock horns with the general public on any matter. “What the House seeks to do is to positively engage citizens in fruitful discussions that will inure to benefit of the country and Parliament and the citizens in particular,” the statement reads.
The Parliamentary Service also appealed to all to desist from making the House look antagonistic in the eyes of reasonable people.
They further stated that Parliament will continue to welcome citizens to the House.
Below is a copy of the full statement:
Well… ermmm… #DropTheChamber