MP Laid To Rest

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Wulensi, Alhaji Sani Iddi, who died Monday, has been buried at the Tema Community 9 Cemetery, in accordance with Muslim customs and rites. The Majority Leader, Mr Cletus Avoka, and some members of staff of the Parliamentary Service were at the residence of the deceased at Klagon, near Tema, to mourn with the bereaved family. The Deputy Imam of Ashaiman, Sheikh Mustapha Haruna, led members of the Muslim community, family members and some MPs to pray for the deceased after the burial. Earlier in Parliament Wednesday, the Speaker, Mrs Joyce Bamford-Addo, had formally informed the House of Alhaji Iddi’s death. After leading the House to observe a minute’s silence in honour of the deceased, she conveyed the sympathy of the House to the bereaved family. Sitting of the House was adjourned at 12 noon to enable the MPs to join the bereaved family to bury their deceased colleague. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) delegation to the funeral was led by Dr Mahamudu Bawumiah, while the Convention People’s Party (CPP) delegation was represented by its Chairperson, Ms Samia Nkrumah. Also present at the funeral were Ministers of State, including the Minister for Transport, Alhaji Collins Dauda, and the Northern Regional Minister, Mr Moses Magbengba.