A Development Practitioner and Social Commentator, Zico Ishaq Abubakar Newton, has called on the members of the NDC Minority in parliament to cease their bitterness over the removal of the previous minority leaders and to support the new leadership.
According to him, it would be politically smart to eschew the bitterness..
“I’ll advise the minority side that it is politically smart on their part to cut the bitterness and support the new leadership,” King Zico said on Al’ Amuran Gari on Baina TV Saturday, March 25 while contributing to a discussion on the approval of the ministerial nominees.
His comment comes on the heels of claims by Member of Parliament for Cape Coast South, Kwaku Ricketts-Hagan that the approval of all the ministerial nominees was sabotage against the current minority leadership by supporters of the previous leaders.
He believes that some National Democratic Congress (NDC) lawmakers are still pained by the way and manner the previous leaders of the Minority were removed.
He however indicated that the NDC could have seize the opportunity to feather deepen their love in the hearts of Ghanaians by using this opportunity to cut the size of ministers since the president was reluctant to do so.
He also added that it will immature for the opposition lawmakers to use this as a means to sabotage their new leadership.
He further indicated that opposition lawmakers have embarrassed themselves by approving the nominees.