The Member of Parliament for Tamale South, Haruna Iddrisu, is likely to be named minority leader when the 7th parliament of the Fourth Republic is sworn in on January 7, 2017.
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Idrissu, who is also the Minister of Employment and Social Welfare, is facing no opposition in the National Democratic Congress for the position, according to a report by Accra-based Joy FM.
The current majority leader, Alban Bagbin, has also been tipped to become second deputy speaker
It follows the loss of the NDC's majority in parliament after the December 7 elections.
Of the certified 273 Constituencies by the Electoral Commission (EC), the NPP won 170 seats while the NDC won 103 seats.
The NPP will now form the majority in the house, ending the NDC's eight-year rule.
Mr Mike Ocquaye has been tipped to become to be the speaker of parliament.