News Information coming in has revealed that the speaker of parliament has finally declared the NPP as the majority in Ghana's 8th parliament. This comes after the Fomena MP decided to stand with the NPP making the party have an upper hand with a majority of 138 whiles the NDC has a total of 137 representatives in Parliament Ghana has been left with an unprecedented hung Parliament after the 2020 polls. In contrast to 2016 where the NPP secured a record majority with 169 seats in Parliament, the governing party's representation dropped to 137 seats in Parliament Per dis ruling de NPP now get majority in parliament with 137 seats, while de NDC lose one seat which dey give dem 136 seats. On Wednesday 6th January 2021, Ghana go dissolve de 7th Parliament. Ghana Business News The first place for your business news. Home; News. NPP's side constitutes the Majority in Parliament - Speaker. January 16, 2021 Politics Comments Off on NPP's side constitutes the Majority in Parliament Caucus and the Independent MP for Fomena Constituency constitute the Majority in Parliament. What we. Here are the 94 new faces that will enter Parliament in 2021 New faces entering 8th parliament Pulse Ghana. It is estimated that 94 new entrants will join the house with majority of them.
Dr. Prince Hamid Armah. I have noted with some amusement an article currently circulating that seeks to give false comfort to the ill-informed about the respective statuses of the NPP and the NDC in the eighth parliament (Confirmed, NPP is minority and NDC is majority in parliament) The Speaker of Parliament's ruling came during Friday's sitting of the House [Jan 15, 2021]. It was the second time the House was meeting after its inauguration on January 7, 2021 The Parliament of Ghana is the legislative body of the Government of Ghana History After a general election the majority party in Parliament, in consultation with other parties, nominates a Speaker. 2017 — 2021; 8th parliament: 2021 — present; Parliamentary constituencie Addressing a press conference in Accra on Thursday, January 14, 2021, Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu said the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin is expected to read the Fomena MP's declaration in the plenary when Parliament reconvenes on Friday, January 15, 2021, and that will bring to finality the concerns about which side can be said to be the majority Ghana has never experienced a Parliament with an equal number of seats on both sides. There is, therefore, the need for the House to adopt new Standing Orders that will address the current nature.
I know that the results of some constituencies are in dispute. But for now, according to EC declaration,NDC has 137 seats and NPP has 137 seats in the 8th Parliament of the Fourth Republic. This is a complete legislative stalemate! It has never happened before in the political history of Ghana. Strangely our prophets and The immediate-past Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu says the party that forms the Majority side in Ghana's 8th Parliament will be known on Friday, January 15, 2021, when the House has its first sitting. Currently, both the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have 137 Parliamentarians each with one [ The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has on Friday (15 January 2021) declared the New Patriotic Party as the Majority caucus for the eighth parliament. This follows official communication to the Speaker by the independent MP for Fomena, Andrews Amoako Asiamah, that he intends to do business with the governing NPP. Giving his ruling on the issue, Speaker Bagbin said: And so what we have. Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin has now declared the New Patriotic Party as the Majority in Parliament. This was after he read the letter from Independent MP for Fomena Andrews Asiamah who declared his wish to do business with the NPP side of the house With the EC certified results, the NPP still remains the majority caucus in the next parliament. READ ALSO: Ghana Election 2020: EC Has Done An Epic Job With Election 2020 - Koku Anyidoho In the results, the opposition NDC won a total of 136 parliamentary seats out of 275 seats across the country
The Majority and the Minority in Parliament have unanimously agreed on Jan - 07 - 2021 , 10:42 both the Majority and the Minority must set a new standard for improving Ghana's democratic. The Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana, inaugurated on January 7, 2021, resumes Friday, January 15th, 2021, after a one-week break following its sitting after inauguration
The National Patriotic Party (NPP) has been officially declared as the Majority Members in Ghana's Parliament by Speaker Alban Sumana Bagbin as the National Democratic Congress takes the Minority seat in Parliament. Rt. Hon. Alban Bagbin declare the National Patriotic Party (NPP) caucus Majority in Parliament on the chamber's first sitting on Friday 15th Janauary,2021 after a letter. The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, and Majority Leader, Osei-Kyei Mensah Bonsu have again clashed on another issue. The Speaker had directed the Minister of Railway Development, John Peter Amewu, to be at his designated seat before moving a motion for the approval of his ministry's budget The ruling by the Speaker puts to rest the heated impasse over who constitute the Majority in the House as both party's - NDC and NPP - have 137 members each in the House. New Patriotic Party Members of Parliament on Friday went to Parliament at 4am to occupy the majority side of the House to avoid a showdown with NDC MPs In the scheme of parliament arrangement, there is no hung parliament, there is no hung parliament in Ghana. There is always a Majority Caucus and Minority Caucus, the Majority Leader in Parliament said. His comment follows a series of discussions on a possible hung parliament since each of the major parties, New Patriotic Party (NPP) and. January 15, 2021. 0. 231. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. WhatsApp. The debate of who wins majority in Parliament has officially been brought to book after the Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Agban Bagbin declared the NPP caucus as majority. This was possible after the decision of Independent Member of Parliament for Fomena, Andrew Asiamah Amoako to.
The Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana, inaugurated on January 7, 2021, resumes Friday, January 15th, 2021, after a one-week break following its sitting after inauguration. Without a clear majority or minority in the House, reports of two meetings by the leadership of the House, have made the rounds January 15, 2021 Nana Yaw Twum 0 Comments Alban Bagbin, NPP Majority After the back and forth in media circles as to who forms the majority in the 8th parliament of Ghana, the New Patriotic Party caucus in parliament together with the independent MP of Fomena has been declared together as the majority group in the 8th Parliament of Ghana
Parliament Leader of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) caucus in the 8th Parliament, Osei-Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, says the Speaker agrees his side is the majority. According to the Member of Parliament (MP) for Suame Constituency, the Speaker, Alban Bagbin, who is the man at the centre, has declared the caucus the Fomena MP sides with will [ The presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is grateful to the electorate who have voted to make it possible for the party to obtain the majority of the seats in the next parliament of the country. It follows the opposition party's conviction that it will no longer be in the minority in Parliament of the Fourth Republic. After 11 years of military rule, a new constitution was approved in a 1992 referendum. Presidential elections were held in November and were won by Jerry Rawlings, leader of the 1981 coup and subsequent military ruler.The opposition contested the results and boycotted the December parliamentary elections.As a result, Rawlings' National Democratic Congress. E be de Member of Parliament for Nadowli West constituency in de Upper West Region of Ghana in de 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th parliaments of de 4th republic of Ghana Pictures of MP for Ablekuma West, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful on the floor at the dissolution of the 7th parliament and the inauguration of the 8th Parliament of Ghana's 4th Republic as NDC and NPP MPs fight over majority side of parliament.. Tomorrow 7th January 2021 is the inauguration of the president-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and as at now, 13 Africa presidents (including leaders) have.
The Independent Member of Parliament (MP) for Fomena, Andrew Asiamah Amoako, has officially written to the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, informing him about his decision to associate with the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Caucus for purposes of transacting business in the House. In his letter dated Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Speaker of Parliament: Hon. Joseph Osei-Owusu First Deputy Speaker: Hon. Andrew Asiamah Amoako Second Deputy Speaker : Hon. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu Majority Leader: Hon. Alexander Afenyo-Markin Deputy Majority Leader: Hon. Haruna Iddrisu Minority Leader: Hon. James Klutse Avedzi Deputy Minority Leader : Hon. Frank Annoh-Dompreh Majority Chief. - It follows an agreement the NPP group had with the independent lawmaker for Fomena - The NPP and the NDC both have 137 seats . Install our latest app for Android and read the best news about Ghana . MP for Effutu, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has asked the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, to declare the governing NPP Caucus as the majority in the House The Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana is the presiding officer of the Parliament of Ghana. The current speaker is Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin. He was elected on 7 January 2021. History. Joyce Bamford-Addo, First female Speaker of Parliament of Ghana. The first speaker of the Parliament of Ghana was Sir.
The Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu is concerned about an attempt by the Speaker of Parliament to fill certain sensitive positions in the legislative machinery of government with members of the opposition National Democratic.. READ MORE Ghana elections 2020: Nana Akufo-Addo declared winner. However, there are twists everywhere. The NDC is sure of winning the outstanding seat (Sene West), pushing their tally to 137. They are disputing the outcomes of 3 seats, with pundits tipping them to overturn the results of at least Techiman South, one of the constituencies where party activists and the military's involvement. The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has on Friday (15 January 2021) declared the New Patriotic Party (NPP) as the Majority caucus in the eighth parliament. This follows official communication to the Speaker by the Independent MP for Fomena Constituency, Andrews Amoako Asiamah, to do business with the governing NPP
The New Patriotic Party caucus in parliament together with the independent MP of Fomena has been declared together as the majority group in the 8th Parliament of Ghana. This declaration was made during the first sitting of the house on January 15, 2020, to determine which group is the majority among other businesses But the recent approval 2021 budget and the approval of poorly performing ministerial nominees have among other things put the side's ability to properly put the government on its toes serious doubts. He said the party still has high hopes of becoming the majority in parliament after the adjudication of the court cases. Ghana's debt. The NDC MPs in Parliament have stated that they are the majority in Parliament and last week Wednesday sat at the majority side in Parliament on the eve of the election of the Speaker of Parliament. Both the NDC and the NPP have 137 members in Parliament with one independent candidate in the elections held on 7 December 2020 . Independent MP for Fomena, having written officially to do business with the NPP Caucus, did not make the NPP side the majority in Parliament
The Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana, inaugurated on January 7, 2021, resumed Friday, January 15th, 2021, after a one-week break following its sitting after inauguration. Without a clear majority or minority in the House, reports of two meetings by the leadership of the House, have made the rounds The Right Honorable Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin has today, January 15th 2020 declared the NPP group as the majority caucus in parliament. READ ALSO: While NPP MPs Were Dozing In Parliament, NDC MPs Were At Home Enjoying 'Heavy Breakfast' This was after the Speaker read openly the letter of intent submitted to him by the honorable MP for Fomena, Andrew Asiamah. 2021. January. 15. NPP caucus is majority in parliament - Speaker declares. Politics. NPP caucus is majority in parliament - Speaker declares. HISOK President Frederick Ayeh elected as National Coordinator for History Students' Association of Ghana (HISAG) April 4, 2021. Thriller News. Local News 2017 - 2021 (7th Parliament) 2013 - 2017 (6th Parliament) 2009 - 2013 (5th Parliament) 2005 - 2009 (4th Parliament) 2001 - 2005 (3rd Parliament) Ghana MPs offers an incredibly unique resource for all to use in their efforts to have a voice in the political arena. There are no more excuses for pessimism
. The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and leader of Government Business in Parliament, Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu on Friday, March 12, 2021, presented the 2020 budget statement and highlights to Parliament, detailing the government's programmes Ghana president sworn in after chaos in Parliament On Jan 7, 2021 14,669 Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn in for a second term as Ghana's president, hours after scuffles between rival politicians. I'm aspiring to be Majority Leader in 8th Parliament - Haruna Iddrisu. Posted on January 6, 2021 January 6, 2021; by Nana Kwesi Coomson; Comment; The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has confidently reiterated that their side in Parliament will form the next majority
'Complete mess': Ghana army steps in to quell parliament clash. Chaotic scenes erupted after the governing party deputy tried to seize the ballot box during the vote for parliament speaker Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin has reminded Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu of the difference in their portfolios as far as leadership in Ghana is concerned. Tuesday's sitting saw a brief banter between the two long-time friends as the Majority leader sought to encourage Mr. Bagbin to be stringent and fair in certain proceedings in the house With the unending debate of which of the two political parties should form the majority in Parliament still unresolved, Mr. Afenyo-Markin, who is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu, said an interpretation of the Standing Orders indicated that the NPP caucus should be the majority in Parliament. 18th Apr 2021 Key PNC member in Sissala.
The current parliament, which began on January 7, 2017, will dissolve on the night of January 6, 2021, and usher in the next, to be inaugurated on January 7, 2021, before which the president. The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is likely to present the budget statement for the 2021 fiscal year on Friday, March 12, 2021. According to the leader of the majority caucus of parliament Hon. Kyei-Mensah Bonsu, the health status of the Finance Minister-Designate Ken Ofori-Atta is still not known and that has informed the decision to allow the Vice President to. The Majority leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu in an interview on Accra-based Joy News said it will be unwise for the New Patriotic Party to field an Akan as a flagbearer in the 2024 election. Inwardly, I know also have the competence but is it wise for me now immediately after two Akans; Kufour had been the president, Akufo-Addo follows from. The National Democratic Congress' (NDC) Members of Parliament have occupied the majority side of the house ahead of the reconstitution of the House. giving the NPP one seat Majority, the slimmest in the parliamentary history of Ghana in addition to the Independent MP. Tags 2021. Seminar For Music Stakeholders Soon April 17, 2021. The 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic will be dissolved at Midnight today Wednesday 6th January 2021. The dissolution is in accordance with Article 113(1) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana
The two legislators both form part of the Majority Group in Parliament. Meanwhile, the 2021 fiancial budget will be presented to Parliament this Friday, March 12. On the said matter, the Majority leader says its composition will be taken to plenary for consideration and approval Home Latest News Latest News 2019 Ghana majority caucus MPs visit Namibian Parliament, 03 June 2019 Speaker gets COVID Vaccine Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Prof. Peter Katjavivi and his wife, Jane Katjavivi as well as the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Loide Kasingo today (30/04/2021) received their first doses of the Astrazeneca vaccine at the. The Minority caucus in Parliament has taken over seats belonging to the Majority in Parliament. TV3 report the National Democratic Congress (NDC) MPs dressed in white ceased the seat belonging to the majority leaving them with no option than to occupy the seat belonging to the NPP.. According to the report the NDC MPs claims they won the majority in the just ended the 2020 election hence their. Meanwhile, the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has confidently reiterated that the NDC will form the majority in the 8th Parliament. I am now an aspiring Majority Leader with Techiman South and the Sefwi to be secured and if that travesty of electoral injustice against the National Democratic Congress is reversed as it should in the interest.
Addressing a press conference in Accra on Thursday, January 14, 2021, Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu said the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin is expected to read the Fomena MP's declaration in the plenary when Parliament reconvenes on Friday, January 15, 2021, and that will bring to finality the concerns about which side can be said to be the majority.. The current structure of Ghana's Parliament. The Parliament of Ghana has approved the 2021 budget after a vote was cast on the floor of the house by 137 majority votes as against some 134 minority votes. Free subscription Get the news that matters from one of the leading news sites in Ghana Executive Director for the Media Foundation for West Africa, Sulemana Braimah says the Majority Leader is only thinking about how to win the next election and not the development of Ghana with his non Akan argument. The Majority leader Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu in an interview on Accra-based Joy News said it will be unwise for [ Two old men trading insults in Parliament - that's what lawmaking in Ghana has been reduced to. Despite all the problems facing Ghana, Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin and Majority leader Osei Kyei Mensa Bonsu decided to take some time in Parliament to b*tch about who has more power
, 2019 July 13, 2019 today 0 Comment Parliament Osei-Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, born to Opanyin Kwaku Addai, a cocoa farmer, and Madam Ama Serwaa, a trader and farmer, both of blessed memory on 3 February, 1957, is a Ghanaian urban planner and politician During the proceedings of Parliament, as monitored by Ghana Africa News, on Monday, 29th March, 2021, Hon. Kwaku Manu was expected to present a report to parliament, but unfortunately failed to appear before the house without any reason. According to the majority side of Parliament, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu traveled to Kumasi, but unfortunately.
The last time Ghana was placed in such conundrum was in 1979, when president Hilla Limann's people's National party won 71 seats out of the 140 seats parliament back then. As a result of his reform programmes which Ghana's economy was in dire need suffered hugely, due to parliamentary squabbles