There Is No way John Mahama And NDC Can Use ‘Independent-Minded’ Bagbin For Any ‘Parochial Agenda’ – E.T Mensah


While the National Democratic Congress(NDC) believes having a member from its fold who is the current Speaker of Parliament will help represent their utmost interest in Parliament , Member of the Council of State and former Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram E.T Mensah has given a strong indication and cast doubt that the Speaker of Parliament Alban Sumana Bagbin will play to the ball of the NDC and John Dramani Mahama to undermine the Akufo-Addo led government.

But speaking in an interview with Accra-based Citi TV, the former member of the 3 Wise Men under the leadership of the erstwhile government indicated that , it is completely senseless for anyone to think Alban Bagbin can be used to push someone’s parochial agenda.

“It doesn’t make sense. The Alban Bagbin that I know is an independent thinker, we see on the same big page. There’s no evidence that NDC people pushed him. They know his pedigree…These are people I know, I know Cletus very well, I know Alban Bagbin very well and they are independent thinkers. Whenever we were going to take a decision, we will debate and debate as if we were opposing parties there until we arrive at the right decision. There is no way anybody can use Bagbin, nobody,” he told Citi TV .

On his membership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) E.T Mensah indicated that he is still a member of the NDC and holds himself in high esteem as a founding member of the political party which is currently the largest opposition party.