Member Of Parliament for New Edubiase Constituency, Ashanti Region on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party, Hon. George Boahen Oduro has revealed that he regrets being a Member Of Parliament(MP).
“I have regretted more than 100% for being a Member of Parliament; the title honourable is the only good thing about it”.he told Kwabena Owusu, host of ‘Dwene ho bio’ on Accra-based Hot 93.9FM
According to Mr. Oduro, a public servant who receives a monthly salary of GHC1,800 or GHC2,000 can live a better life than a member of Parliament (MP)
“The input and output in being an MP don’t tally at all..If the input is a hundred thousand, the output is just about three hundred and sixty thousand…Excuse me to say that a teacher, a mason or a public servant who receives a monthly salary of GHS1,800 or GHC2,000 live a better than an MP”.He told Kwabena Owusu
The Lawmaker for New Edubiase prophesied by indicating that,” I’m not a pastor but the next ten to fifteen years, being an MP wouldn’t be attractive anymore…no businessman would become an MP…I know someone who resigned from the United Nations and used his $200K benefit to become an MP but has now regretted; he weeps all the time”.
To the chagrin of listeners, he quickly disclosed that, though he regrets being an MP, and a Politician in general, he will still contest in the 2020 general elections.