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Five Ghanaian MPs in Kenya safe and secure

June 27, 2024
Five Ghanaian MPs in Kenya safe and secure

Five Ghanaian Legislatures and an Officer on an official visit to the of were caught up during the Kenyan violent protest and are safe and secure.

A statement issued by the Parliamentary Service of Ghana, copied to the said the High Commission of Ghana in Kenya had confirmed that the five Members of Parliament (MPs) and the Officer accompanying the delegation are safe and secure.

It said the delegation, which was made up of some members of the Local Government Committee of Parliament, including Mr Emmanuel Akwasi Gyamfi, the Chairman of the Committee; Mr Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, the Ranking Member of the Committee,
The rest are Mr , Mr Thomas Ampem Nyarko, Mr Mohammed Taferu and Madam Anita Quartey Papafio, a Senior Principal Assistant Clerk.

The statement said the delegation was in the Kenyan Parliament on a bench-marking visit when the unfortunate incident occurred.

It noted that they were immediately escorted and secured in the Senate building and finally evacuated to their hotel by Officials of the Kenyan Parliament.

“We appreciate the concern from the general public and wish to indicate that efforts are underway to ensure their safe return to Ghana,” the statement said.

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