The former Member of Parliament for Nadowli Kaleo and a member of the National Democratic Congress, Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin has been chosen as the Speaker of the eighth Parliament.
Mr. Bagbin, who was the Second Deputy Speaker in the past Parliament won the decisions with 138 votes.
The appointment of Bagbin was not without debate as a few outsider episodes portrayed the late evening including the intrusion of military work force into the parliamentary chamber.
That issue was settled and the NDC MP was chosen as the Speaker of Parliament after the members of Parliament casted their votes
Housing Minister Samuel Atta Akyea said the New Patriotic Get-together (NPP) will guarantee Members of Parliament who deceived the gathering and decided in favor Alban Bagbin by voting for him as the Speaker of Parliament shall be fished out.
As per the youthful legal counselor, he trusts a few individuals from the NPP in parliament chose to decide in favor of Alban Bagbin rather than Mike Oquaye who was assigned by the president for the Speakership job.
Addressing the media after the disintegration of the seventh parliament and the appointment of the new Speaker stated, he accepts there are a few “Judas Iscariots” in the quarters the NPP who will be fished out and trained.
“I am very sure they will be fished out and disciplined. These people will be discovered and sanctioned. We as a whole consented to cast a ballot one way yet a few people deceived us and they should be penalized ,” he said.