Former member of parliament for Dome-Kwabenya, Prof. Mike Aaron Oquaye, has been nominated as Ghana's next speaker of parliament.
The nomination, which was done by president elect, Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo, was in consultation with the council of elders in the New Patriotic Party.
If confirmed by the House, Prof. Ocquaye would replace Rt. Hon. Edward K. Doe Adjaho as Speaker of Parliament.The 6th Parliament under the 4th Republic is expected to be dissolved by midnight on Friday.
Professor Mike Oquaye was born April 4, 1944 is a Ghanaian politician who served as the Second Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana between 2009 and 2013.
He was Ghana's High Commissioner to India to India from 2001 to 2004, then Minister of Energy from 2005 to 2006 and Minister of Communications from 2006 to 2009.