The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Bagbin has declared the New Patriotic Party(NPP) as the majority group in parliament.
According to the Speaker, the New Patriotic Party together with the Independent Candidate form the majority group in parliament and has ruled so.
This was announced by the Speaker during the first sitting of the 8th Parliament on Friday, January 15, 2021.
The Speaker took the decision and made the announcement after the only Independent Candidate in the House, the Member of Parliament for the Fomena Constituency, Andrew Asiamah Amoako officially wrote to him declaring that he will do business with the NPP side in parliament.
Both the New Patriotic Party(NPP) and the National Democratic Congress(NDC) prior to today’s sitting have been fighting over who actually constitutes majority in the House.