The MP for Shai-Osudoku, Linda Akweley Ocloo, has spoken about the “bloody widow” tag used to describe the MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Lydia Seyram Alhassan.
According to Ocloo, it is no big deal and should therefore not be blown out of proportion by the media – Ocloo won the Shai Osudoku situate after her significant other, who involved it, lost his life The Member of Parliament (MP) for Shai-Osudoku, Linda Akweley Ocloo, has expressed her opinion about the description of the newly-sworn in MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Lydia Seyram Alhassan as a “bloody widow.” According to a report by Peace FM, Ocloo expressed that there is nothing wrong with the description. She explained that such actions are normal and therefore should not be blown out of proportion by the media.
In an interview on Neat FM’s show, Ghana Montie,” she said I saw the placards but I see nothing wrong with that. The minority was just expressing their grievances on what happened during the by-election. They never attacked the woman in person.” Webnationgh.com earlier reported that the minority side in parliament walked out during the swearing in of the newly-elected MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Lydia Seyram Alhassan. Some minority MPs reportedly yelled “shame”, and jeered as the Deputy Speaker of Parliament read the summons from the Electoral Commission (EC).
The minority chief whip,, Muntaka Mubarak, clarified that“In commiseration to support our comrades and citizens that were unnecessarily hurt and brutally assaulted, I am sorry to say we cannot indulge in this. Our side of the house cannot be here to witness this swearing in.” The swearing-in anyway went on as arranged, and the MP for Dome Kwabenya, Sara Adwoa Safo chided the Minority’s posturing as “disappointing” and a “bad precedent.” Ocloo anyway demanded that her gathering did nothing incorrectly: “In politics issues, you host to guard your get-together at whenever that is what the minority did. Maybe they might have said something wrong but let’s understand that its politics. We are not enemies in parliament”.