2020 elections: Parliament closes to allow members focus on their campaigns

2020 elections: Parliament closes to allow members focus on their campaigns

- Ghana’s 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic has concluded and adjourned

- This is to allow members to focus on their re-election campaigns and also their exit strategies as well

- Professor Mike Aaron Oquaye hopes for a peaceful transition to the next parliament

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In the next 28 days, Ghanaians would be gong to the polls to elect representative for their various constituencies and also to elect a president to lead the nation.

In view of this, Ghana’s 7th Parliament of the 4th Republic concluded and adjourned to allow members to focus on their re-election campaigns and also their exit strategies as well.

The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, underscored the need for peace to reign before, during as the country goes into the December 7 polls.

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2020 elections: Parliament closes to allow members focus on their campaigns

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The 7th Parliament has been one of the successful Parliaments in the history of the 4th Republic, with a record number of legislations being passed in its life.

The Speaker of the House, Professor Mike Aaron Oquaye, also hoped for a peaceful transition to the next parliament.

“Honourable members, the house is making adequate preparations towards the dissolution of the 7th parliament and I urged all to work in tandem for a seamless transition.
As the 2020 general elections approach, I wish you all the very best and I pray that our nation will be law-abiding as we know it has always been and that every official will play his or her part according to the requirements of the law of our country. Honourable Members, I am confident that together, we can have an orderly, fair and credible election”, he said.

In his closing remarks, the Majority Chief Whip, Kwesi Ameyaw-Cheremah, called for greater public awareness on the COVID-19 pandemic as the country is heading to the polls.

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In other news, Ghanaian actress turned politician, Ebi Bright, has reportedly lost two f her cars to a fire incident in her house at Tema Community.

The cars of Bright who is the National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Tema Central in the upcoming 2020 elections got are said to have got burnt on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

According to a report YEN.com.gh sighted on MyNewsGH.com, the cars, a Mercedes Benz GL 450 and a Hyundai i30, were virtually burnt to ashes.

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