See How Alban Bagbin Become Speaker Of Parliament As Revealed By Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah

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The Head of the Majority Caucus in Parliament has revealed the secret behind the Speaker of Parliament position in the country.

According to Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, the Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin was elected into the position by a consensus in Parliament.

He further revealed that the members in the House all in one accord decided to elect the Speaker due to the controversial chaos that erupted at the Parliament House during the election preceding in the Parliament House which has also led to the snatching away of the ballot boxes.

Furthermore, the Majority Leader then added that, as per the Constitution of the country that requires the election of the Speaker of Parliament by the members of Parliament in the House, it was not duly done as in the case of Mr Alban Bagbin as the Speaker of Parliament.

However, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu who is also the Member of Parliament for Suame Constituency in the Ashanti Region speaking in an interview on Kumasi Base OTEC FM breakfast show on the 4th of January 2022 discloses that Speaker Alban Bagbin was adopted for swearing in members of the 8th Parliament or legislators.

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“Alban Bagbin was only adopted as the speaker of Parliament just so to swear in the members of Parliament after the initial voting process failed, we had planned to conduct the again in two weeks to constitutionally elect a new speaker but some members of the Minority declined the idea leaving Alban Bagbin as the Leader of the House”, Majority Leader disclosed.

It could be acknowledged that the Former member of Parliament for the Nandwoli Kaleo constituency who is also a strong member of the opposition National Democratic Congress NDC Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin was elected
as the speaker of the 8th Parliament of Ghana.

Mr Alban Bagbin was also the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament in the previous Parliament who reportedly won a total of 138 votes cast.

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Source: Ghanaweb

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