Half parley questions answered

Kokorwe
Kokorwe

Only 662 out of 1,105 questions has been answered during the just ended 11th Parliament.

The Speaker of the National Assembly Gladys Kokorwe has revealed that 443 questions were not answered and there were varied reasons for that.

“It should be understood that Parliament only takes 10 questions per day not more than that. Some of the questions were not answered because there were either deferred or the Minister was absent to answer the said question. Other questions were not completely in the order paper,” Kokorwe told Mmegi.

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