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The new Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin has said he pledge to serve the country faithfully.
Delivering his acceptance speech after been sworn-in on Thursday, January 7, 2021, the Speaker said “I will submit myself to the will of this House and pledge to serve my dear country, to serve you, and to serve all Ghanaians faithfully to the best of my ability.”
He also assured to bring his experience as the longest serving member of Parliament to bare in the discharge of his duties.
“I will also conscientiously discharge my duties as the Speaker of this Parliament. I want to promise wholeheartedly to put to the disposal of this country the store of knowledge, enough experience, and the huge data bank that I have accumulated over the 28 years that I have been a member of this House,” the former MP for Nadowli-Kaleo said.
Alban Bagbin won the Speakership after a prolonged process which was marred by chaos with 138 votes whilst the immediate past Speaker, Prof Aaron Ocquaye polled 136.
Source: Ghana Waves