Following government’s plans to construct constituency offices worth over GH₵ 178 million for all 275 Parliamentarians, the General Secretary of the People’s National Convention, Janet Asana Nabla has lauded the decision, but she is advocating for the MPs to be rending parliamentary services from these offices when completed.
She believes that with the use of virtual platforms they can participate in parliamentary proceedings from these offices instead of converging at the parliament house in the national capital.
Speaking in an interview with A1 News, the PNC General Secretary, said the motive behind the creation of constituencies in Ghana is to give the constituencies the needed development and the MPs are responsible for providing the needs of the constituents.
Madam Nabla, added that if Members of Parliament start living in their various constituencies for their entire tenure in office, together with the MMDCEs there will be effective collaboration among them in addressing the problems of the constituents.
Madam Nabla said, “I think the best solution and the way forward for these MPs is for them to be at their various constituencies. The reason they even created constituencies was to make sure that every constituency is developed. And I think the best way to see rapid development in our constituencies is to send every MP back to his or her constituency?
If you are in your constituency and there is a power outage and you can’t do your job especially if you are having a parliamentary proceeding then you will take quick measures to correct that. Again they will take initiatives to provide the people basic amenities that are worrying the people in the constituency.” She said
Madam Nabla is also urging Members of Parliament to make good use of those office’s when fully completed in order to serve the people and for the interest of the whole nation.
Source:A1Radioonline.com|101.1MHz|David Azure |Ghana