Mr Agyarko made the comment in Houston, Texas, USA, at a meeting with some oil companies on the sidelines of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC).
Reacting to this statement in an interview with Class News, the Ranking Member on the Mines and Energy Committee of parliament, Adam Mutawakilu, described the comments as unfortunate and disclosed the Minority’s plan to file an urgent question for the minister to prove his claim.
He said: “As Minority, we want to file an urgent question for the minister to come and answer on the floor of parliament to substantiate that he said some disgruntled politicians are mobilising the youth in the Western Region to attack oil facilities as a result of the US military deal agreement with Ghana. He’ll come and it’ll be official, captured in the Hansard and we’ll make a follow-up…”
The lawmaker, however, rubbished the claim saying: “There is no disgruntled politician mobilising any youth in Ghana, and more particularly in the Western Region to attack any oil facility.” Read Full Story