Eight days ago, the convoy of the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban S.K. Bagbin was involved in an accident at Juaso, Ashanti Region. The police despite rider (escort), Chief Inspector Kaakyire Abednego, who was in the lead of the convoy, died on the spot.
Fast forward to today, August 14, 2021, two sitting Members of Parliament have been involved in two separate accidents. The MPs are; Hon. Rockson Dafeamekpor and Hon. Ignatius Baffour-Awuah.
Hon. Rockson Etse Dafeamekpor, MP for North Dayi Constituency in the Volta Region escaped unhurt when his car was crossed by a truck loaded with cement blocks. The MP’s car somersaulted twice and landed on its back.
The accident took place when the MP was heading back to Accra, from Aveyime, where he attended the funeral of the late father of Hon. Okudzeto Ablakwa, the North Tongu MP. Hon.
Dafeamekpor was treated and discharged from an undisclosed hospital.
Also, the MP for Sunyani West Constituency and Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Hon. Ignatius Baffour-Awuah was involved in an accident on the Sunyani-Ntreso road in the Bono Region.
He was also returning from a funeral service he attended when his vehicle collided head-on with another incoming vehicle. The accident occurred as a result of a wrong overtaking his driver made.
Hon. Baffour-Awuah was rushed to the hospital, as he sustained serious injuries from the crush.
The NPP Chairman for the area confirmed the sad incident and requested all Ghanaians to Remembers him in prayers.
According to him, the accident occurred on the Nsoatre and Sunyani Highway. Pictures posted had the official vehicle of the MP crushed.
The Chairman however refused to explain the condition of the Affected ones. Honorabe Ignatius Baffour Awua has been in parliament for the fourth time.
He has remained President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo’s Employment and Labor Minister in his first and second term.
He still remains the best Labor Minister whose tenure saw low Labor agitations as compared to his Predecessors.
He has also been in the negotiation centre of the infamous low 4% Labor salary increament which was attributed to the invasion of COVID-19 which came to affecting our economy.
We wish him and his team a speedy recovery.Follow Cbgist.com On: