The Member of Parliament (MP) for Nkoranza North constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region, Major Derrick Oduro has assured Ghanaians that members of the 7th Parliament of the Fourth Republic will not be a Parliament of rubber stamp, where they will approve any Bill send to the floor of the House by the government.
Major Derrick Oduro who has been the MP for the people of the Nkoranza North constituency since 2007 when the former MP for the area, Mr. Eric Amoateng vacated the seat when he was arrested in the United States of America (USA) on the 11th December, 2005 and tried for possession of heroin and subsequently convicted and jailed for ten years which he served and released on the 30th of July, 2014, said they will support the Akuffo Addo government to succeed.
The MP said they will do due diligence when Bills of the government are sent to them for considerations.
He said because the NPP have the majority Members of Parliament in the Legislature, does not mean that the government will have a free day on the floor of the House when the policies, programs, business and Bills of the ruling government are table before them.
He stated that before the government will bring anything before Parliament, they will do their home work well to avoid any embarrassment from the Minority side in the House.
The Nkoranza North MP said this when he was speaking on the SPACE FM THE BIG QUESTION program
Major Derrick Oduro added that the previous administration led by the former President, Mr. John Dramani Mahama went on borrowing spree which had landed the country into extremely heavily indebted.
He said they will not push the government into excessively loans and grants borrowing which could have serious and negative consequences on the lives of the ordinarily Ghanaians.
He said they will fast track the approval of budget for the various ministries, agencies and departments for their smooth running.
Major Derrick Oduro was optimistic that the various committees in Parliament will also handle the business of the government with all the seriousness it deserves