Opposition to meet on Rohee strategy

-gag motion not yet on Order Paper

Amid pressure to attend to other parliamentary business, the opposition parties are working on strategies to isolate Minister of Home Affairs, Clement Rohee as they seek to give effect to a no-confidence motion passed against him.

Passage of an APNU-crafted motion to prevent the minister from speaking in the National Assembly is seen as crucial to this but it is not on the Order Paper being circulated for Thursday’s sitting of the National Assembly. However, it could be included on a supplementary Order Paper. Noting that they have taken a stance on Rohee’s position in the House, Leader of the Opposition, David Granger told Stabroek News when contacted yesterday that they will examine “every legitimate means of securing our agenda.”

The opposition political parties-APNU and AFC- are expected to meet before Thursday’s sitting to decide their strategy. The last parliamentary sitting was prematurely adjourned by the Speaker Raphael Trotman, after opposition members chanted loudly to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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