Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin declares New Patriotic Party as Majority in Parliament

Alban Bagbin (Speaker of Parliament, Ghana)

This follows the decision of the Independent MP for Fomena, Andrews Amoako Asiamah, to side with the NPP caucus in the eighth parliament.

Following the official communication to the House of his decision, Alban Bagbin ruled in favour of the governing New Patriotic Party.

Yesterday’s ruling by the Speaker lays to rest the controversy and speculations surrounding the status of the two factions in parliament. Per the ruling, the current composition is as follows: NPP=137+1