Some two Members of Parliament and five parliamentary service staff who travelled outside the country recently, have been ordered to be in self-quarantine for the mandatory 14-day period before returning to work.
The MPs involved are Binduri legislator, Dr. Robert Baba Kuganab-Lem and Ayawaso East lawmaker, Mahama Nasser Toure.
They recently returned to the country from Japan and India respectively.
Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu announced that the persons concerned are to observe the necessary protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in case they got infected when they travelled outside the country.
“…And to stay outside to enable the period of safety to take place before they come, Mr speaker I speak in particular for the case of the Honourable Dr Robert Kuganablem, the member for Binduri who just arrived by Ethiopian Airways from Tokyo. Mr Speaker, the Honourable Nasser Mahama is coming tomorrow and he should stay out, parliament is sitting tomorrow and he will be coming tomorrow but when he comes he should stay out. Mr Speaker, there are some staff who are also being advised to stay out, some of them including their spouses like Mr and Mrs Ekow Akwa, they went to Nigeria, Mr Kwesi Amankwa, then we have Agnes Florence from Records, Abdul Fataw Alhassan and others whom we have advised to stay outside for the time being. They will be needing a certificate of clearance to come back”.