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Ghana 8th Parliament Speaker: Parliament Votes Alban Bagbin

Ghana 8th Parliament Speaker Votes Alban Bagbin
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Ghana 8th Parliament Speaker Votes Alban Bagbin

Ghana 8th Parliament Speaker: Law Makers Choose NDC member, Alban Bagbin as new Speaker

After the main opposition party (National Democratic Congress) – NDC described its member Alban Bagbin as the best suitable person to occupy the position as Ghana 8th Parliament Speaker, it was time to vote. There was a massive confusion in Parliament over who to man the Speaker of Parliament position

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As it stands now, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is controlling the Executive arm of Government whils the main opposition, National Democratic Congress (NDC) is controlling the Legislative arm of Government.

The National Democratic Congress has described its nominee for the Speakership position, Alban Bagbin as the most suitable individual to head the legislative body in the next Parliament.

the Yapei/Kusawgu MP, John Jinapor touted the achievement of Mr Bagbin who can lead an almost hung parliament.

“… the most experienced Parliamentarian in Africa in my opinion is Alban Bagbin. And I can tell you on authority that he has my vote.

“I am unwavering about this decision not just because he is NDC but because he represents the collective people in Parliament and in Ghana so he has my vote,” he stressed.

Barely 24-hours, after the New Patriotic Party submitted Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye as the Speaker of the 8th Parliament the NDC in Parliament on Tuesday, proposed Alban Sumani Bagbin as the next Speaker of the House.

The House after being inaugurated will decide amongst the two who will helm the affairs of Parliament in the next four years.

Currently, NDC has 136 seats in Parliament whilst the NPP has 137 seats in Parliament.




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