Adwoa Safo quits Pan African Parliament after assuming Minister of Procurement position

Adwoa Safo quits Pan African Parliament after assuming Minister of Procurement position

Sarah Adwoa Safo, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Dome/Kwabenya and Deputy Majority Leader has decided to relinquish her membership of the South Africa-based Pan African Parliament.

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Adwoa Safo quits Pan African Parliament after assuming Minister of Procurement position

Adwoa Safo

Miss Safo was recently appointed by President Nana Akufo Addo as the Minister of State in charge of Procurement.

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She cited her aforementioned appointment as the reason for her resignation from the Pan African Parliament.

Adwoa Safo has, therefore, been replaced by the honourable Member for Agona West Constituency, Cynthia Maamle Morrison following a decision by the Parliament of Ghana on Friday, April 7, 2017.

Adwoa Safo quits Pan African Parliament after assuming Minister of Procurement position

Pan African Parliament

The replacement of Ms Safo comes under Rule 8 (4) of the Rules of Procedure of the Pan-African Parliament, where a member loses his or her seat or when he or she is appointed to executive or judicial position.

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The Pan-African Parliament, also known as the African Parliament, is the legislative body of the African Union

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