Defeated MPs attend last sitting in parliament

Defeated MPs attend last sitting in parliament

The parliament of Ghana under Mahama's administration will hold its last sitting for members who were defeated in the 2016 elections, and those who did not stand for a reelection.

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These members of parliament are expected to resolve details of the House after parliament went on recess and are to also prepare the House for outgoing President Mahama's last State of Nation address on Thursday January 7.

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Defeated MPs attend last sitting in parliament

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Among those expected to present include incumbent MP for Awutu Senya West Constituency, Hanna Tetteh, who is also the outgoing Foreign Affairs Minister, who lost her seat to marketing maharishi George Andah of the NPP, Alhaji Amadu Sorogho, who lost to Boniface Saddick—a former Minister of State under the erstwhile John Agyekum Kufuor administration and Ledzokuku Constituency, incumbent MP Sena Okiti-Duah, who also lost her seat in a closely fought race to Dr Okoe Boye, the NPP’s candidate for the area.

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Others include incumbent MP for Akwatia and outgoing Deputy Minister for Employment & Labour Relations, Baba Jamal and Ibrahim Murtala Mohammed, who has lost the Nanton seat to the NPP’s candidate for the area Alhaji Hardi Tuferu.

This last sitting will precede the cessation of the 6th Parliament, which will allow the newly elected members of parliament take their seats in the House.

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Defeated MPs attend last sitting in parliament

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