The seventh parliament of the Fourth Republic have been inaugurated with the all 275 MPs including several first-timers, were led by the new Speaker, Prof. Mike Oquaye also sworn-in.
Meanwhile, before that the 6th parliament was dissolved whiles, new Speaker, Prof. Mike Oquaye, took the oath of the Member of Parliament, as well as the oath of allegiance.
The new Speaker was sworn into office by the Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood.
Professor Mike Oquaye leads the House as the new Speaker of Parliament, while Joseph Osei-Owusu, the Member of Parliament for Bekwai constituency, has been elected as the First Deputy Speaker, with the NDC’s Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin, elected the 2nd Deputy Speaker.
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The NDC’s Member of Parliament for Tamale South, Haruna Iddrisu, is the Minority Leader, who will be deputised by the Member of Parliament for Ketu North, James Klutse Avedzi.
Other leaders selected for the side are Mubarak Mohammed Muntaka, who will maintain his position as the Chief Whip, with the Member of Parliament for Banda, Ahmed Ibrahim, and the Member of Parliament for Ada East, Hon. Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe-Ghansah, serving as deputy chief whips.