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Pressure mounts on NPP on January 7th as NDC chooses Alban Bagbin as Speaker of Parliament


The NDC in Parliament has proposed Alban Sumani Bagbin as the following Speaker of the Parliament House.

Kwesi Parker Wilson showed that the gathering will introduce the active MP for Nadawli Kaleo constituency for casting a ballot.

He clarified that the NDC side accepts they have the numbers expected to take up the Speaker position in Parliament.

This comes scarcely 24 hours after the NPP likewise submitted Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye as the Speaker of the eighth Parliament.

The General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu has expressed that the NDC may lose the Second Deputy Speaker position on the off chance that they neglect to help out them.

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In his view, the NPP has the numbers to collectively cast a ballot and involve the Speaker and first Deputy Speaker spaces, leaving the NDC with the second Deputy Speaker position.

He additionally focused on that should the NDC set up a test, the Formena MP who is the only Independent candidate elect of the following Parliament has decided to sit with the NPP will be assigned.

With the two parties at standard as far as delegates in Parliament, this stance in putting Alban Bagbin forward as Speaker is considered by some as the NDC challenging the NPP’s false front.

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Presently, the two parties have the 137 seats each in Parliament, with the Formena Independent Candidate who has decided to sit on the NPP.

The NDC, who have taken to alluding themselves as the Majority side in Parliament accepts that the NPP doesn’t have total force in Parliament and as such will battle for their due.

In the interim, the NDC has kept up its authority in Parliament. MP for Tamale South, Haruna Iddrisu, remains the Minority chief while the MP for Asawase, Muntaka Mubarak has been held as the Chief Whip.


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