Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale Central, Ibrahim Murtala Mohammed has claimed that he personally witnessed Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul call in the military into Parliament’s Chamber on January 7, 2021.
Speaking to Joy News, he explained that he had confronted Nitiwul to warn him about his actions however he didn’t pay heed to him.
“Dominic Nitiwul called the Military into the chamber, armed Military men. They were armed to the teeth and that is completely unacceptable. I was there when he was making the call, and I confronted him. I asked him whether he didn’t feel embarrassed about what he was doing… he may lie but I wasn’t the only person there… I have witnesses he made the call in the chamber.”
He further noted that “Never in our history have we had armed military men deployed into the chamber. It was completely unacceptable, the Minister for Defence made that call when he was making the call, I told him it wasn’t necessary because it will be a blur on the integrity of this House.”