Ghana’s parliament erupts in laughter over village named ‘Wise Vagina’

Ghana’s parliament bursts into laughter as local village names ‘Vagina is Wise’ and ‘Penis is a fool’ are read out by MP

  • MP John Frimpong Osei had asked when some villages would get electricity
  • But some of the village names led to lawmakers bursting into fits of giggles 
  • They translate from the Twi language as ‘Vagina is Wise,’ ‘Penis is a Fool’ and ‘Testicles are Sad’  

Ghana’s parliament erupted into laughter when an MP referenced villages with cheeky names.

MP John Frimpong Osei asked when villages in his constituency, Abirem, would get access to electricity.

But some of the village names – such as ‘Vagina is Wise’ and ‘Testicles are Sad’ – led to lawmakers bursting into fits of giggles. 

MP John Frimpong Osei asked when villages in his constituency would get access to electricity

A video posted on Twitter shows some slumped over their desks laughing and a female MP wiping tears of laughter from her eyes. 

It came after Mr Frimpong referenced villages called Etwe nim Nyansa, Kote ye Aboa and Shua ye Morbor.


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They translate from the Twi language as ‘Vagina is Wise,’ ‘Penis is a Fool’ and ‘Testicles are Sad’ respectively, according to the BBC.

‘Providing them with electricity may interfere with nocturnal activities,’ Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko joked in response to Mr Frimpong Osei’s request.

But some of the village names – such as ‘Vagina is Wise’ and ‘Testicles are Sad’ – led to lawmakers bursting into fits of giggles

But he added that a survey would be carried out to figure out how the villages could be linked up to the national grid.

According to the BBC, many people in Ghana had never heard of the village names until they were read out in parliament.

They are usually decided by the first settlers of such communities – who use their life experience to pick the name of their village. 

 

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