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First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei-Owusu, today hauled media character, Blakk Rasta, into parliament’s discussion on the seething Achimota School Rastafarian understudies issue.
The Bekwai legislator was talking on the floor of parliament as MPs settled on entries on the choice seven days prior by Achimota School to deny two understudies affirmation since they showed up with dreadlocks.
Osei-Owusu, otherwise called Joe Wise, whiles making a point about the connection among weed and Rastafarianism reviewed a 2015 episode when the artist cum radio moderator was gathered before Parliament’s Privileges Committee for remarks that insulted MPs.
“So without a doubt on the off chance that you review, in this house, one of the people that have been brought before this house for scorn of parliament was one individual professing to be a Rastafarian.
“Who went on air and said that individuals from parliament smoke weed. He was brought to this house, he was put before the advantages council and he was found in scorn of this house. He was brought here and made to apologize and made to proceed to sin no more,” he added.
Blakk Rasta, complete name Abubakar Ahmed, was called before parliament after he said on his public broadcast on Hitz FM that 80% of MPs smoked weed.
His assertion, broadly broadcasted in the media, was raised on the floor of the house resulting to which it was alluded to the advantages council of parliament.
At the point when he showed up before the house, he was sorry for the attestation saying he offered the expression without giving it much thought. He accepted the open door to present a defense for the legitimization of pot in Ghana.