Ken Agyapong, Muntaka trade insults in Parliament

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Some Parliamentarians on Wednesday morning had to physically restrain two of their colleagues as they took turns to trade insults on the Floor of the House ahead of sitting. 

Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong was confronting his Asawase colleague, Muntaka Mubarak, who has moved a motion on the Floor for the second time referring the vociferous NPP member to Parliament’s privileges committee.

According to Joy News’ Parliamentary correspondent, Joseph Opoku Gakpo, the two of them met in the lobby of the House’s where some exchanges ensued.

Obviously unhappy, Mr Agyapong who took offence,confronted Mr Muntaka Mubarak, raising issues with his utterances and suggesting he should be referred to the privileges committee.

The exchanges in the lobby ended and the two parted ways.

Mr Mubarak took a seat in the chamber where he sits as the Minority Chief Whip before the day’s session starts.

Mr Agyapong then walks into the chamber in the company of some MPs on the side of the majority including Effutu MP, Alex Afenyo Markin. Suddenly, Mr. Agyapong is heard loud addressing the Asawase MP.

He charged at him with insults while he was restrained by some colleague MPs.

The Asawase MP responded as well at the top of his voice saying he will teach the Assin Central MP a lesson.