Blakk Rasta has been summoned to appear before parliament by the privileges Committee of parliament for alleging that almost 80% of MPs in Ghana smoke Marijuana.
Blakk Rasta who is a reggae artists and a radio presenter on Hitz Fm, an accra based Radio Station posited that almost 80% of the Ghanaian parliamentarians smoked the banned substance and therefore weed should be legalised”
He says, he sees no reason why the substance shouldn’t be legalised when most of them smoke it as well.
His accusation angered Parliament and for that matter, he’s been asked to appear before the house to explain the bases to which he made those allegations. The newpaper, Daily Searchlight that also published the article will also appear before the committee
Edward Doe Adjaho, speaker of parliament ruled on Thursday the committee should submit a report within two weeks, the same period they are to invite him for questioning.
“This is a proper and fit case to refer to the privileges committee. I am giving the committee two weeks to submit their report to the house”
“In the deliberations of their work they should take article 123 into account. Therefore, the publication is referred to them and in that publication the person whose name has been mentioned and the paper and radio station referred accordingly.”
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