But Mr. Jones Kugblenu, Director of Public Affairs of Parliament says money is being given to the Parliamentarians, since all the options available to it had been considered.
"We have weighed all the options: monetary cost, maintenance and security, and Parliament
is of the opinion that giving Parliamentarians rent allowance is the best", stressed Mr. Kugblenu
Indeed some school of thought was even of the opinion that "housing NPP and NDC members in a block of flats at a specific location is not the best," Mr. Kugblenu
told the Spectator.
The Public Affairs Director said, some time ago, Parliamentarians were put up in a hotel at a cost of $70 per person per night; when this is multiplied by the number of Parliamentarians it is quite high.
disclosed that the Sakumono block of flats acquired for Parliamentarians, in 1993 have been given to Parliamentary