The Upper East Regional Minister Paulina Patience Abayage says it is untrue that she enjoyed preferential treatment from the corridors of power to contest the outgone New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for the Navrongo Central constituency in the Upper East region, Mr Joseph Kofi Adda.
The aide to the General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu has debunked claims that the national leadership of the party did not give Professor Mike Oquaye the needed support in the Speaker of Parliament elections held on Thursday, January 7, 2021.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), Presidential Candidate for the 2020 general election, former President John Dramani Mahama, has applauded the party’s representatives in Parliament for winning the Speakership after a hotly contested election in the Chamber of Parliament on January 7.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has asked some former ministers in his first-term to take charge of their respective ministries until his upcoming ministerial appointments are approved by Parliament.
A former Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, has called for a ‘government of national unity’, with ministers and other officials appointed based on competence and not political party affiliation.
The legal team defending President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in the Presidential Election Petition filed by the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama has announced a five-member team of spokespersons.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Electoral Commission (EC) have given their responses to an election petition filed by the Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), former President John Dramani Mahama, challenging the declaration of President Akufo-Addo as the winner of the 2020 presidential election.
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has called on all Ghanaians to rise up and call for justice, accountability, transparency and fairness in all dealings in the body politic and the affairs of the country.
The eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic must not function as a “rubber stamp” of Executive decisions as it had been the case since 1992, an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo, has urged.
The Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana, Most Rev. Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo, has urged Parliament to render an unqualified apology to the people for the chaos that characterised the election of the new Speaker of Parliament last Thursday.
The Citizen Eye Ghana (CITEG), a civil society organisation with focus on governance and politics, has called on President Akufo-Addo and the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to as a matter of urgency, suspend the national and some regional chairpersons of the party.
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says notwithstanding the inauguration of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as President of Ghana for a second term in office, the party will not recognise him as such until all issues surrounding his election are resolved.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says the circumvention of due process which was openly displayed during the election of a Speaker of Parliament Thursday dawn is a replica of what happened during the December 7, 2020 general elections.
The Executive Director of the African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA), Dr. Rasheed Draman, has called for sanctions against persons who encouraged the military invasion of Parliament on Thursday evening.
The Assin Central Member of Parliament, Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong says members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) had planned to “destroy” the inauguration and swearing-in of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa says perpetrators of the chaos that characterised the election of the speaker for the 8th Parliament of the 4th republic must be brought to book.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Juaboso, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh has disclosed that he did not consent to his colleague MP Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful sitting on his laps in the Parliamentary Chamber on Thursday morning.
Inaugural address by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, at his swearing-in as President of the Republic and Commander-In-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, on Thursday, January 7, 2021.
President Akufo-Addo has congratulated the former Member of Parliament for Nadowli Kaleo, Alban Sumana Bagbin on his nomination and subsequent swearing-in as the Speaker of Parliament of the Eighth Parliament of the Republic of Ghana.