Details reaching the news desk of GhanaXtra.Com is that the Member of Parliament-elect for the Adansi Asokwa Constituency, Honourable Kobina Tahir Hammond is locked outside the country.
Information from the grapevine indicates that Honourable K.T Hammond is currently in the United Kingdom and the party racing behind time to fly him into the country purposely for tomorrow’s event.
Meanwhile, independent checks by this portal reveal that the possible of K.T Hammond attending the inauguration of the 8th Parliament is slim as the legislator is indisposed and is seeking medical attention for an unknown ailment.
This portal earlier reported that the New Patriotic Party(NPP) is sweating over its numbers as far as the election of the Speaker of the 8th Parliament is concerned.
A party source told this portal that some of the Members of Parliament-elect on the NPP’s side are outside the jurisdiction of the country, a situation the party was deeply concerned about ahead of the inauguration of the 8th Parliament.
As it stands, Professor Mike Aaron Ocquaye and Honourable Alban S. K. Bagbin will be battling it out for the race to be Speaker of Parliament.