Ghana's 7th Parliament ‘collapses’ today

myshsrank | January 6, 2021 |

The 7th Parliament of the Republic of Ghana will be dissolved today Wednesday January 6 few minutes to mid night 12:00AM to allow the 8th parliament to be ushered in.

A new speaker will also be elected and be sworn into office.

 

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has nominated current Speaker Professor Mike Oquaye to be re-elected as Speaker whereas information indicate that the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) are also proposing Alban Bagbin for the same position.

The president-elect, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will also be sworn into office tomorrow Thursday January 7.

Several foreign dignitaries have indicated their readiness to partake in the investiture of President Akufo-Addo.

US President, Donald J. Trump has announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the second inauguration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, January 7, 2021, in Accra, Ghana.

 

A statement by the White House said the Honorable Dr. J. Peter Pham, Ambassador, United States Special Envoy for the Sahel Region of Africa, will lead the delegation.

Member of the Presidential Delegation

The Honorable Stephanie S. Sullivan, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana.

 

Source: 3news

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