Suspending opposition ‘absurd,’ says Trotman

-as parties draw lines on Rohee

Speaker Raphael Trotman yesterday said that he acted in his own deliberate judgment when he adjourned Thursday’s sitting of the National Assembly after opposition members chanted down Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee, adding that only a “political neophyte” would suggest that he should have suspended the entire opposition.

While Trotman defended his actions yesterday, the AFC signaled that it would ensure that the minister is not heard in the parliament until the president hears the opposition, while the PPP said that the action is a threat to democracy.

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