NPP to retain Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu as Majority Leader, names Afenyo-Markin as his deputy

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The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has hinted that it will maintain MP for Suame, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu as the Majority Leader in Parliament.

The party has also named MP for Effutu, Alex Afenyo-Markin as the new Deputy Majority Leader in place of MP for Dome Kwabenya, Sarah Adwoa Sarfo.

This comes after Ghana’s 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections.

Following the elections, the current parliament is expected to be dissolved for a new parliament to be sworn in.

This is going to be the country’s eight parliaments. It is also likely to be a hung parliament since no party was able to obtain an absolute majority in the parliamentary race.

The NPP, however, ahead of the swearing-in of the new Parliament, has made some changes in its leadership in the House.

The party is expected to replace incumbent Majority Chief Whip who is MP for Sunyani East, Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh, with Nsawam-Adoagyiri MP, Frank Annoh Dompreh.

Kpandai MP, Matthew Nyindam, and Trobu MP, Moses Anim have also been taken from the post as Deputy Chief Whips.

MP for Tolon, Habib Iddrisu and the Mfantseman MP, Ophelia Hayford is expected to take over from them.

Source: Joy News

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