The debate on what should be relevant in news reportage just got revived with the story of Adwoa Safo fixing her hair in Parliament
Aside from the budget report, there were news stories of the Member of Parliament for the Dome Kwabenya Constituency, Adwoa Safo captured to be fixing her wig on live television during the budget review.
The immediate social media response has been an outlash concerning the irrelevance of a story that is just picking on the controversies that constantly surround the MP.
During the lengthy speech outlining the economic state of the country for the first half of the year, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta had to suffer through a lot of hooting and antagonism from the opposition NDC at every statement he made. Counter-wise, the majority in parliament cheered in affirmation to what the Minister tagged a review of the ‘The Asempa Budget’.
A heated argument was sparked after the Ken Ofori-Atta ended his speech over time allotment to selected speakers in the house to comment on the issues raised in the budget review.
In the midst of the banters, Lawyer Adwoa Safo was reported to be nonchalant and fixated on her looks than is expected of her to listen and contribute to issues deliberated in the house.
The honorable member was caught on camera tugging at her wig, trying to pull it to a supposedly better position on her head.
However, most Ghanaians believe that it was extremely unnecessary for such a story to be reported. People expressed that in the midst of the numerous crisis of premium importance battling the nation, it is ridiculous that attention is drawn to such irrelevance.
Why should Adwo Safo fixing her hair on camera even be a topic for discussion?