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Parliament is yet to decide between NDC Alan Bagbin and NPP Aaron Mike Quaye as next Speaker

Aftermath of the 2020 general elections, both the presidential and Parliamentary race between the rulling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the major opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been so slim. In the parliamentary both have 137 seats with one independent candidate.

Therefore, it becomes necessarily who to nominate speaker of Parliament for the 8th Parliament. This has prompted a hung parliament, where no ideological group has the greater part situates in parliament.

After extensive deliberation by the National Council of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the incumbent Speaker of Parliament Professor Aaron Mike Quaye has been nominated to contest once more for the position in the 8th Parliament of Ghana.

Meanwhile, after 24 hours of NPP nomination. The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has finally approved the Member of Parliament for Nadowli Kaleo Constituency for Speaker of Parliament position. Mr. Alan Bagbin is expected to be assisted by the MP for Ketu North, James Klutse Avedzi as first Deputy leader.

Alan Bagbin, is an experienced legislator who served as MP for 28 years and former chairman of many committees in parliament including Public Accounts. A two times minority leader and an impartial second Deputy speaker of Parliament.

Among the two, Alan S. K Bagbin and Professor Aaron Mike Quaye who is deemed fit to occupy the position of Speaker of the 8th Parliament?

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