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OFFICIAL REPORT

MONDAY, 7TH JANUARY, 2013

CONTENTS

ELECTION OF A SPEAKER –– [Col. 3]
SUBMISSION OF WRITS OF ELECTION FOR PARLIAMENTARY
ELECTIONS –– [Col. 2]
ACCEPTANCE SPEECH BY THE SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT –– [Col. 5]
SWEARING-IN OF MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT-ELECT –– [Col. 8]
ELECTION OF DEPUTY SPEAKERS OF PARLIAMENT –– [Col. 21]
INAUGURATION OF THE PRESIDENT-ELECT AND VICE PRESIDENTELECT –– [Col. 27]
INAUGURAL ADDRESS BY H. E. PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF
GHANA –– [Col. 28]
REMARKS BY CHAIRMAN OF TH E AFRICAN UNION –– [Col. 34]
Printed by Department of Official Report
Parliament House, Accra

ADJOURNMENT –– [Col. 38]

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Finance and Economic Planning
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OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF PARLIAMENT

Rt. Hon Edward Koblah Doe Adjaho ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Speaker
Hon Ebo Barton-Odro ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. .. ... ... First Deputy Speaker
Hon Joe Ghartey ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Second Deputy Speaker
OFFICE OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
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Benjamin Kunbuor (Dr)
Alfred Kwame Agbesi
Mohammed-Mubarak Muntaka (Alhaji)
Mary Salifu Boforo (Hajia)
Sampson Ahi

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.... .... . .. ... ..... ... .. ................ Kwasi Boateng.. . . . Esq.. ..... .... Esq.... .. . Pele. . –– NPP .. . ... ... –– NPP . ... Esq.. .. .. . ..... ..... .. Esq... . Esq... .. ....... –– NDC ... ... ... .. .. . ...... .. ... . –– NDC ... . .. ..... .. . Esq.. .... . ...... .. .. Tempane Adam... .... . ....... Yaw. . .. ... .. . Ahafo Ano North Afenyo-Markin.... .. –– NPP .. . . .... ..... . Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa Abongo.. . ... Afigya Kwabre South Akandoh.... . ... ... . ........ ... ...... . ...... –– NPP . . . . . .... .. . . ... Berekum West Ahi. . . . . . –– NDC . . Kingsley Esq. . E.. –– NDC . . . –– NDC .... ... ... . Nsawam-Adoagyiri Anyimadu-Antwi.. ... .. K. ........ . . . Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abrem Asafu-Adjei.. .. ......... ... . ..... Esq.. Benjamin Kofi.. ........ ..... .. .. Esq. .... ....... . . ... . . . .. Ibrahim Dey (Alhaji) –– NDC .. ... ......... –– NPP . .. .. Atwima Kwanwoma Appiah-Pinkrah... ...... –– NPP .. ... .... ...... . ... . –– NPP . .. .. ... Edward K. .. ....... –– NDC ..... . . . Manso-Nkwanta Addo..... . ... ... ..... .. ..... . .... . Seidu (Alhaji) –– NDC . . Kwabena Amankwa... . ..Upper West Akim Ambre. .. ... . . .. ........ . .. ... ... .... . –– NPP . . . .... ..... ... –– NPP...... .. . ... ... . . .... .. ... . . .. Gomoa West Arthur. .... Esq. Francis. ........ . Cletus Apul.... ..... .. ... ...... . ..... ... .......... .. –– NPP ........ Esq.. Ama Pomaa (Ms) –– NPP . . ...... –– NDC .... . .. ... .... ...... ..... .. . ....... . ..... ...... . .... .. .. .... Kojo (Dr) –– NPP . .. .. .. . . . ...... .... ....... . Robert Kwasi... . . .. Upper Denkyira West Ayeh-Paye. . .. ... ... . Fanteakwa North Asimah. .. . ...... Akwapim South Amoah.. Kwaku..... ... Owusu Afriyie (Dr) –– NPP .. ... .... . . Samuel Atta. . Kwame. –– NPP ... ... ... . .. .. ........ .. . –– NDC . –– NDC ... Esq.. .. Esq.. ..... . ....... –– NDC ... Kwasi.. Esq. ... . –– NPP .. .. Alex K.. Esq.. .. .... Amenfi Central Arthur. Dahamani. . ..... ......... . ..... . . . ... . . . Atiwa West Amoakoh.. .. .. . . . . . . David Tetteh... –– NPP . ........ Zebilla Awuah. . .. –– NPP.... . . –– NPP .... . .. Moses.. . . .. .... .... ... –– NDC ... ... ... . .. .... Akatsi South Adjei... . . Sunyani West Ayamba.. .... Bodi Ahmed.... . . Tema West Addo.. .. . Sampson... .. .... . ... Esq. ... ... .... .. ...... ... .. . ... .... .............. . . ... . –– NPP ... ..... ... . .. . ... .. .. .. . .... Joseph Sam. . Ahafo Ano South West Adusei.. ....... . .. . . Adentan Ashietey. . .... –– NDC . .. .... ... Nabdam Adakudugu...... Esq...... . ..... Bawku Central Ayeh.... . Esq... .... .. ... .. .... ... –– NDC...... . . . . . ... Esq.. .... .. .. .. .. Builsa North Agbesi. .... .. ... ... ......... –– NDC .. . ... –– NDC . .... .... . . ... ... .. . Mpraeso Acheampong........ ... . . .. . ... . . . ... Esq. ..... Nkoranza South Agyeman.. Akwatia Ahmed. Ashaiman Agbodza... ..... .. ..... –– NDC.. . Okaikoi South Arthur.. Kwabena. .. . .. –– NDC ... –– NPP ... ....... .. .. . ..... ...... . ... . .. Elizabeth (Ms) –– NPP .. .... .. .. .. ...... Kwasi..... .... . –– NPP . –– NDC ..... . . ...... ................... . . ...... ....... .... .... . ..... ... Stephen M... ......... ........ ....... .... .. .. .. . . Esq. Albert...... Esq.... . ...... ........... –– NPP . .... ..... George Kwame.. Joseph Zaphenah.... . . Kwasi. ... ... James. . Mark... ... . ... ...... .. . ...... . ... –– NPP ... ... . .... . Esq. ... ...... . . .......... .. . Bolgatanga Central Akoto... Esq.. . .. . . ....... . ... .. ....... . ... . .... Asokwa Appiah. ......... .. . .... .. . ...... ..... .............. . ... . .... Evans Paul..... .. Alex. .. ... Esq. . .. ... . .. ... . .. . .... .. Justice Joe. .... ...... . . .... .. .. .... .. . ... . ..... . Nhyiaeso Andoh. .. . .. . .... ...... .. .. . Sualihu Dandaawa... Esq.. . . . . .. .. –– NDC ... .. Nana.... . Karaga Amadu. . . Rachel Florence (Ms) –– NDC . . .. Esq. ..... . .. .. . ...... .. . . ....... ...... .... .... . ... Kpone-Akatamanso Agalga.... ...... ... ... ... . .. .... .... . ...... Twumasi Kwame........ .... . ........ .. .. . 2012) Ablakwa. Dormaa Central Agyen.......... .. . .. . .. ... .. . . Rosemund Comfort (Ms) –– NPP ... . –– NPP . . ....... .... Esq. . –– NPP .. .... .... . .. Esq. . Esq... Yapei/Kusawgu Amankwanor. .... . .... .. . .. . . . . ..... ........ Richard Winfred (Dr) ––NPP . ... .... Esq... .... .. . –– NPP .. . . South Dayi Assibey-Yeboah... .. . –– NDC . ..... . James Klutse... .... .... . .... Francis K.. Damongo Addai-Nimoh... .. .... Sagnarigu Alhassan.. .... .... ..... ..... .. . .. ... OFFICE OF THE MINORITY LEADER Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu Hon Dominic Bingab Aduna Nitiwul Hon Dan Botwe Hon Irene Naa Torshie Addo Hon Ignatius Baffour Awuah –– –– –– –– –– Minority Leader Deputy Minority Leader Minority Chief Whip 1 st Deputy Minority Whip 2nd Deputy Minority Whip ALPHABETICAL LIST OF MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT (RETURNED AT GENERAL ELECTION 7TH DECEMBER... Assin North Amenowode... Mahama.. Sunyani East Amoah....... .. . –– NDC .. . . . –– NDC . .. ... . Emmanuel Nii –– NDC .. . . . Abuakwa South Alhassan. . .. .. . .... Esq... .... . Ignatius Baffour.. .... Asante Akim South Ashie-Moore... . Esq.... –– NPP ... ... . –– NPP ... Esq. Ayawaso North Aidoo... .. ... . .. ... (retd)) –– NDC . ..... Esq. Esq.. .... . Upper Denkyira East Amoatey... Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Aboah. Esq.. .. .. Kwadaso Akyea.. .. ... ... ....... . ... .... Asante Akim North Agyeman-Manu. ... .. George Kofi.... . ........ . Daniel Kingsley. –– NPP ... .. . ... . . ... ..... . –– NDC .. .. Samson. . Samuel.......... .. ..... .. .. ....... .... .. .. . Yaw Frimpong.... Esq.... ... Pusiga Ayariga. –– NDC . . .. ..... Samuel Okudzeto. . Kwame.. . .. ... Esq. Esq. . . . . –– NDC ...... Nii Armah.... . Esq. .. . . ..... Juaben Andoh.... ...... . .. Bongo Abrah.. Esq... ...... –– NDC . ....... .. ..... Esq.. –– NDC .. .. ............ .. . . .... –– NPP . . .. . . . . Ketu North Avoka. . . Alfred Kwame... Mumuni.. Tamale North Alhassan. Kwame Governs.. New Juaben South Assumeng.... Esq... ..... .......... . . ..... . ...... Esq.. .... . North Tongu Aboagye...... . . ...... .. . .......... Baba Jamal Mohammed... Esq. . ....... ... Esq... . .. Achiase Amoah.. .. . Ahmed Yakubu (Dr) –– NDC . ... . –– NDC .. . .... .... ... Asante Akim Central Appiagyei.. . .. . .. .... .. ... .. .. ........ .. .... ... ......... . . ....... . . . . .. .. –– NDC . Esq... ... Weija/Gbawe Abu.... .... .. Samuel Ato. .. –– NDC ...Gomoa Central Arthur..... Esq. . .... . . .. . .....iii MEMBERS –– Contd..... . ........ . .. Stephen Nana Ato (Dr) –– NPP .. .. . ... Esq.. Mion Alhassan.. . . . Esq..... .. . . .. Boniface Gambila..... . ....... .... ... Osei Bonsu...... ... . .... .... .......... .. . ...... . Kwadwo Baah.... –– NDC .... .. . . . . Mpohor Agyekum... .. . ..... ....... . . . ..... . ...... .... .. . .... .. Frank.... .. Opam-Brown Emmanuel. . Samuel. .. .... . Emmanuel Kyeremanteng. . ... . . .... ... –– NDC . ... Esq. ... –– NDC .. Esq. .. . –– NPP . . ......... ... . . ...... ......... .. .... ........ .............. Esq... Klottey Korle Asiamah.. . . . ..... . Esq. ...... .. ... .. .. . ... . ...... ... .... . .. Magnus Kofi ... .. . . . Johnson Kwaku... .... . .. ........ . . Simon Edem..... . .. Esq. . ...... . Esq........ . .. Emmanuel Kwadwo. Shai-Osudoku Atta-Boafo. . ....... Assin Central Agyarko. ...... .. . .. ... . .. Sene West Anaman. . . .. .. (Wg. .. . Alexander Kwamina. .. Nsuta-Kwamang/ Beposo Asante-Boateng. .. ...... .. ... –– NDC ... . –– NPP . .... ... ..... Irene Naa Torshie (Mrs) –– NPP .... . . .. Bia East Ackah.Akrofuom Appoh..... .. ... ..... ... .... . . . ..... Kwame Seth. Esq... . . .... . . ... . ...... Esq........ ... ... ........ .. . .. . . –– NDC .. ..... Frank Boakye..... (Dr) –– NPP .. Esq.....New Juaben Adomako-Mensah. ...... . . . .. .... ..... Hemang/Lower/Denkyira Anim.... .. . .. .......... ... . . ... ........ . .. Laadi Ayii..... Ahanta West Aboagye-Gyedu.. .. .... Esq. –– NPP ..Adaklu Agyapong.. .... .. .. . .... .. ... Esq.... . Chiana/Paga Acheampong. . .. .. .... . . .. William Owuraku . . .... .. ..... ..... Foster Joseph... ... . . .. Salaga South Abuga.. .... . –– NPP .. ... Lawra Abubakari.... ...... Sefwi-Wiawso iv A –– Contd ... . ..... ........ Kwaku... . . Mustapha Maj (Dr) (Alh) –– NDC .... Esq. ..... ... ...... . .. ... ... . . ..... .. . ... . . ..... . Esq...... . .. . –– NDC .... –– NDC .. Mampong Addo. . . .. ...... . Ahmed.. . –– NPP ....... ..... .... . Esq.. . .. . ... .... . . . . ....... ... Salaga North Alhassan.. ... David Tempane.... .. ...... .. . ..... Ayawaso West Wuogon Agyekum.... . –– IND.. . . ... ...... . ...... .. . . . Jomoro Anane. ...... Ken Ohene. ....... . ... .. ... .... ... . .... .. Esq.. . .. ......... . ..... . . ........... ... Isaac Kwame........ ... Esq.... ... . Afutu Afful... ....... . Twifo Atti Morkwa Amoako-Attah. ... . Bashir Fuseini.. . . . .. .. .. ... .. . Francis Kojo.. Esq.... Ablekuma North Appiah-Kubi.. .. Sekyere Afram Plains Adu.... ....... . .. ... . . ... Joseph Nii Laryea..... . –– NPP. ... . Afadzato South Ameyaw-Cheremeh.... Mutawakilu.... ... . .... –– NDC ... ....... ... . ... ... . . . Yilo Krobo Ampofo. .. . .... .. Esq........ Esq. ...... .. . .. ...... –– NDC ..... ... . .. Aidoo. ... .. .. Grace (Ms) –– NPP ....... .. ..... .... .... Trobu Annor-Dompreh... ............ . .. Cdr. .... ..... .. ..... Esq.... .. .... ... .... . .. .. Esq... .. .. Richard. ..... .... ... . ........... .... ..... –– NDC . .... Kwaku. .. Adansi Fomena Avedzi...... Esq.. . .. Oforikrom Agyemang. ... –– NDC ... .. ..... Atwima-Mponua Asiamah. .. . Esq.... Esq... . Ayensuano . D. .. Esq.. . . –– NDC .. .. ... . –– NPP . ..... . . . . . Georgina Nkrumah (Ms) –– NDC .. –– NPP ......... ... .. Patricia (Ms) –– NPP .. Juaboso Akolbire. .......... ........ ... .. ........... ......... ... . ... Suaman Adagbila.. ....... .... ...... . .. Manso-Adubia Adjaho. .. Esq. . .. ... . .... . . . .... ... Esq. . .. –– NPP .... . .. .. ..... ...... ... .... .. ... Kwabena Mintah... ... . ... .. Esq. Jaman South Afotey-Agbo. Effiduase/Asokore Agyenim-Boateng.. ..... .. ... ..... . . . .

Esq. .. . .. . ..... Emmanuel Kwasi. .... ....... ... Esq. ... ... .. . . Esq.... ... . Odotobri Gyan-Baffour. . .. ..... Stephen.. .. . . . .. ...... ... Joseph.. .... .. (Mrs) –– NDC . .. . . .. . . ......... . –– NDC .. .. ......... Daniel.... .... Henry Kwabena.......... .... Mohammed-Mubarak (Alhaji) –– NDC ... ... .. Michael Coffie. . .. Afram Plains South Boforo. ... .... Asutifi North Danquah. .... Anlo I Ibrahim. .... . .. Eric Kwakye. .. .. ...... Juliana. ........ –– NDC . Emmanuel Akwasi .. . . Sagre.... . Anyaa/Sowutuom Botwe. . –– NDC . . .... ..... .. Esq.Awutu-Senya East Kpodo... Adansi Asokwa Heloo Adiku... .. . .. . .... ..... ......... . . .... .... . .. .. Ahafo Ano South East Marfo..... .. .. . ....... ... Esq.... . ..... ....... ... . ... Esq. ..... . . Esq..... ..... . ... ... .... .. ... ..... ... .. Amenfi West H Hammond.. ...... Kwasi Agyemang... –– NPP . –– NDC .. Agotime-Ziope Azure........... ...... .. .... .. ... .. ... ... .. . Esq. ......... ... ....... .. . . . ... ..... ... Biakoye Barton-Odro. .... . ... ..... .. ..... . .. . ... –– NPP .. . Esq... .. . Garu Azumah. ... ...... . ..... .. .. .... .. Ayawaso East Majisi.. .. Esq. Ekow Panyin Okyere. .... Esq.. .. .. .......–– NPP ..... –– NPP ... . . Tamale South K Kamel. ... ... ..... .. ....... ... ..... ... . . Bantama Koomson. ......... . Bosome-Freho Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu.. .... .. ..... . .. –– NDC .. . ............ –– NDC . .. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi. ... . .... .... . . .. . . . . Fifi Fiavi Franklin.. .... Esq. . .. . . Bunkpurugu Boateng Appiah.. .. . ..... .. .... (Alhaji) –– NDC .. Esq..... ....... .. .. .... . .... ....Upper Manya Krobo Kessie. Esq... .... .. .. . . . Ben Abdallah... ........ . . .. .. –– NPP .. . .. ... ..... .. Tarkwa-Nsuaem Kwarteng.. Esq... . ... ..... .. .... . ..... Esq. ... .... . Esq. ..... . .. . .. . Francis Adu-Blay.. . .. Esq. . ...... . .... .... –– NDC . .. . ..... –– NPP .. . ... Esq. Benjamin.. ...... . (Dr) –– NDC ..... Noah Ben... ...... . . .... .. .. .... ...... . Esq. Muhammad... ...... Robert Nachinab Doameng... . ... . ... ... .. .. Esq. . .Ketu South Kyei-Frimpong. . . ... (Dr) –– NPP .. . ...... .... . .. ............... .. . . . –– NPP ......... . . . .. Talensi Mumuni............ . .. . . Isaac Adjei. . . .... . . . . ...... ... Ebo..... .... ..... .. ..–– NDC . –– NPP .. .. .... . .... .. ...... . .. ... ........ .... . ... –– NDC ... . ... . Hohoe Humado... . . ..... . . . . . . . –– NDC ...... .... . .. ... ... . ....... . ... . . ..... . . .. –– NPP .. –– NDC . . –– NDC . .. .. Obuasi East Essilfie.. –– NDC .. . ..... .. ... . .. –– NPP ...... –– IND..... Akwapim North Boakye. .. Esq... .. . ... . ....... ... . ........ Daboya/Mankarigu Baffour.. .. –– NDC .. ... Wa West Cobbina... Saboba C Chaie.. ... .. Suame Kyeremeh. . .... Kintampo North Kusi... Mary Salifu (Hajia) –– NPP ... ... Osei. Effia D Dadzie. ... Dominic Kwaku (Prof) –– NPP ..... Nkwanta South Ghartey. . . . . . . Banda Ibrahim. John.. . ....... ... . . .. . .. . .. . ... . ... .. ...... . . . .Obuasi West Kwetey. ... . ... ....... . Esq.. Techiman North L Laliri.. . Esq.. ..... Takoradi Dauda. Abuakwa-North Darfour.. . ... . Okaikwei Central Boampong. . Esq.. ...... . Philip.. . –– NDC . Joseph Yieleh.. –– NDC ... .. .. .. Anthony Osei..... Esq... .......... .. . ........ ...... ......... ...... Emmanuel Nii Okai.. Esq.. ....... .... . . Esq.. .. . .. . ... . Joseph Boakye Adu... Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam Frimpong. .... .. .. ....... . .... .... . .. Murtala Muhammed. . .. ........ Fritz Frederic..... . . ... ... . ........... Esq.. –– NPP ..... ... .. –– NPP .... .Ejura-Sekyedumase Bambangi.. . .. Ho West Bennam. . Esq. . . . .... ...... Esq. . ..... –– NDC .... . . . . ... .. . . . .. .... .. ......... .. Ellembele Bukari. . . . Patrick Yaw... –– NDC ... Esq... Esq.. ... .. –– NPP . Herod........ . .. .. .. ... Bernice (Mrs) (Dr) –– NDC . Esq. Esq. .. ... –– NDC .. . .... ..... .. . .. ... –– NDC . ... .. ... .... .. –– NPP . . . . Afigya Kwabre North Mensah.. .. ....... . ... .... Krachi East Gyamfi... . . –– NDC ... .. –– NDC ... .... .... –– NDC .. .. ..... William Ofori... .. .. Mavis Hawa (Mrs) –– NPP . ..... Alban S...... Esq. –– NDC ..... . .... ... . Lambussie/Karni Didieye.......... . .. ... ... . . vi F Fobih. .. Edward Kaale-Ewola.. –– NDC ...... Shama MEMBERS –– Contd.............. ..... . .... ..... .... .... . Prestea/Huni-Valley Kokofu...... Mohammed Salisu..Ho Central Kunbuor..... . (Ms) –– NPP ... .... . .... .. . ............. . ... .. . . . . .. . . .. .... . .. .. .. ... Kumbungu Muntaka.......... . . ........... ..... . .... .. ... Kwabena Okyere... .. .. ..... ... Yendi Mohammed.. .. . ... ... . –– NDC ... . ..... .. ..... . . .... . .. .. . –– NPP . ... .. .. .. ..... .. .. Kumawu Bedzrah.. ...... ... ... ..... . .. Lower West Akim Koffie.. ...... .... . –– NDC .. . .. . .. . ... . –– NPP . ......... ... ... Assin South Forson.. ... ... . .. Nanton Iddrisu.. ..... .. .... . . Bright Edward Kodzo. . ... . Asutifi South Demordzi.. . ... ..... . . .. ... .. Esq... Esq. .. ... ...... .... NPP .. ... . . .. . . .. ... . .. Kweku Tanikyi... ......... ... .. Zabzugu Bisiw. . Esq...... .. .. .... . . Esq. Offinso South Bandua.... ........ Collins (Alhaji) –– NDC ... –– NDC .. . .. . .... ... ... Binduri B Baani. ..... Yaw.. . . .... . . . . ... . . Esq. Naser Toure.. . .. Abeiku.. Kwadwo.. Esq. .. Kwabre East Fuseini.. ........ Joseph Benhazin......... .. .. .. .. .. ... ... . Anthony Christian............... .. .. . ......... Cape Coast North Basoah. Esq. –– NPP .. .... .. ....... Ningo-Prampram Mensah............ Aboagye Emmanuel. Esq.... .. ... Shirley A. .. .. . . . Edward M...... Jirapa Dery... . ..... .. Afram Plains North Donkor.... . ... . . .. ..... .... ..... .. .. Jeff Tetteh. . . –– NDC . . ..... .. .......... –– NPP . .... . ... Bortianor-Ngleshie Amanfro Derigubaa... .... ..... Masawud (Alhaji) –– NDC .. . –– NPP .. Builsa South Azumah.. ... . . . .) –– NDC .... ..... .. ...... –– NDC .... . . .... . . .. .... . Theophilus Tetteh. Ekumfi Cudjoe Ghansah. . ... ......... .. Tamale Central G Gbediame.... Esq. . .... ...... ...... . . –– NDC . . . Central Tongu Gidisu. Nkawkaw Darko-Mensah... . ..... Alhassan. . .... .... Esq. .. Esq. ............Gomoa East Effah-Baafi....... Nana Amaniampong. . ... .... ..... Ablekuma South Bagbin.... ... . John Jabaah .... .. .... . ........ . –– NPP .. . . Krachi Nchumuru Manu-Adabor.. –– NPP .. .... ......... Enoch Teye..... .... . ....... ... . Esq. .. . –– NDC .. .. ....) –– NPP ... . .. .. Savelugu Botchwey. ....... Esq.. ....... . .... ......... . . .. Techiman South Mensah....... .. Joe... ...... . . Dominic Akuritinga... . . . .. Comfort Doyoe (Mrs) –– NDC .. .. . ... . .. . ...... ... . –– NPP . .... . .. .... ..... Ablekuma Central Chireh. . . Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese Dahah. Francis. .... . . .. .. .. .. . ..... .... ..... Hanna Louisa. Gifty Eugenia (Mrs) –– NPP ....... ... ..... .. Tema Central Buah.. .. ...... .... .... . .. . . Esq.. .K... –– NDC .. .. . ... Esq.... . . . John... .. . .... ....... ... .. . .. ... .. Emmanuel Kwasi... ....... . ................... .. Esq.. . .... Adjei.. Nadowli/Kaleo Baidoe-Ansah.... ... –– NDC .. .... Kintampo South Ennin... . Esq.... Esq.. Esq............ .... Esq............ .... ... . Wulensi Laryea. ... .. ... ..... . .... .. .. ....... . Pru East E Eduamoah........ ..... ...... . . . ... ... . . .. George.. .... . –– PNC . ... .. . .. . . . ..... .... . . ...... .... . Clement Kofi.... ... .. Esq..... .. ... Wenchi Gyan-Tutu. .. . . ......... Chereponi Azumah-Mensah. . Esq. . . Tain Gyetuah.. ..... . . Bolgatanga East Azong. . ..... ....... . ... . ......... Esq.. –– NPP . . ...... .. . Benjamin Komla ... ...... ... . .... ..... ... North Dayi M Mahama.. . .. ... .. . . .. . ...... .... Esq.. ....... Okere Brako. .... . . Kofi. –– NDC . .. .. Esq..... . . ... .. .. . .. .. . . .. ... ..... Gershon Kofi Bediako..... Henry Ford Kofi.... .. . .. .. . . . Pru West Mosore. . .. .. .... . ... Nandom Kunsu. .. ... Haruna. .. ... ...... .. ... –– NPP ...... –– NDC .. .... .. . . ........ . .... . Esq... .. . ...... ..... Esq.......... .... . –– NDC . ..... Kobina Tahir.. .. .... ..... . .. Buem Kavianu. . . . ...... .... .... . ... .. .. . . . Wassa East Mohammad.. ... Evalue Ajomoro Gwira Klenam..... . . .. .. . .... . ........ Tano South Boafo.... .... . . ..... ... . .. ......... ..... . . . . –– NDC .. . .. .. . ... . . .. .... A –– Contd Ayine. ...... .... ..... .. . .. Joseph Nikpe......... ......... . Esikadu/Ketan Gidisu. .. ... .. . . .... –– NDC . .. . .... . ... –– NDC .. .. .. . . .. Esq.... . Ahmed. . ..... Alex. ... . .... ...... Esq.. Esq. ...... Atwima-Nwabiagya South Boamah.. .......... . . .. .. ..... ... . . .. .. . ... .. Namoro Sanda.... –– NDC... .. ...... ... ....... .. ... . .. . –– NDC ..... .. . .... ... .. ... .. .. ... ....... Esq. .. .. .. . ...... . . .... .. . –– NDC .. ..... ... . .. George Maban. –– NDC .... ...... . ... ... ....... .... . . ...... Ada Cudjoe. ..Walewale Banda..... Esq. Solomon Namliit.. ... ......... Dominic Azimbe.... .... ......... .Kwesimintsim Bamba... . Kwabena (Dr... . Bia West Boar. ..... . ... Habibu Tijani. . . Esq.. –– NDC .. . Esq. . ........ Kofi ... ... Joe (Dr) –– NPP . .... Esq. .. . ... ............ .. . ... .. Esq. .... .. .. Paul.... –– NPP ......... ............... .. ... Joe Kwashie. . . .... .. . .... . .. . ......... .. . . . .. .............. .... Joseph. . . .. .. .. Inusah Abdulai B. . .. . Esq. .. ... . .... –– NDC .. .... ... Sefwi Akontombra Crentsil......... . . . ....... ... .. .... Esq... .. . Esq. .... . .. ...... ... ... . . . . .. .. . ... ... ...... . . . . .. . ... –– NDC ..... . . ... . .. George Yaw (Prof.. –– NPP ..... .... . .. Gabriel Kodwo.. .. Esq.. ... .. . –– NDC .... Esq..... .. –– NDC ... . Esq..... .. Esq.. . ... ..... .... Gifty (Mrs) –– NPP) ....... . . .. Nelson Abudu.. Asawase ... ... –– NDC .... . ..... ... . .. ... –– NPP ..v MEMBERS –– Contd...... Amasaman Loh. . .. ............... . .. Esq.... Kwaku Agyeman. .. .. . .. .... Wisdom.... –– NDC ... .. . . –– NDC .. .. .. .. ... . .. .. Esq. .. Esq.... . .. .. . –– NPP ........ .. Cassiel Ato Baah. .. ....... .. ....... ...... .... Esq. .. . . .

...... Nkoranza North Ofori. . . . ... .. Esq... . Secretary ... Lower Manya Krobo Tetteh.. ... .... . . ........... .. ... . .. –– NPP ... –– NDC .vii viii MEMBERS –– Contd.... . .... ... David Hennric. .. .. . .. . Amenfi East Oppon-Kusi... .. .. Quaye-Kumah.. . Ursula G.. . .. .. ... .. . ........... .. . ... ..... ... ... .... .. .. .. . Edwin Nii Lantey.. –– NPP . ... . ..... ......... . . . .... .... Esq. ... Member . . ... ...... . .. Member .. .. . ....... ... . . –– NPP . .. .. . Freda Akosua O. .. .. Daffiama/Bussie/Issa Q Quaittoo. ... ..... .. . .... ... ... ..... ......... ..................... ..... Esq. Matthew...... ......... ..... ...... William Kwasi....... ..... . Subin Osei. . . Mathias Asoma....... Stevens. ...... .. . . . . . Collins. .. ... Dade Kotopon Nanja. .. . –– NPP . ..... . ...Abetifi Prempeh. . ....... .. . .... .. . ... –– NDC ..... .......... .. . –– NPP ... –– NPP ...... . . . . . ....... .......... . Joseph Akati (Alhaji) –– NDC ..... . .. Sene East Nasah... .. ..... .... . .. Jaman North Soditey.. ..... Robert ... . ......... ... ..... .. . Christian Corletey.. Yagaba/Kubori V Vanderpuye. ..... Tolon Sulemana. ...... . . Esq. ... ... .. . ... –– NDC ..... ... . . ..... ..... . ... .. ... .. . . Madina Sowah.. .. . .. –– NDC . –– NPP ... . . .......... ... . ..... . Mfantseman West ... . –– NDC .. Esq. Abirem Obeng-Inkoom. ...... John Kwabena Bless.... –– NPP .... William Agyapong.. .. Esq. ..... –– NDC . .. ... –– NPP ... Atebubu/Amantin Napare. ..... Aquinas Tawiah.... Esq.. –– NDC .... Esq... ... ... .... .... ....... Esq....... ... ....... . ... ... . .. Member .... ... .. . . . Kobena Mensah... .. . Joseph Kwadwo.... .. ..... . Peter. Dormaa East Sackey.. . . . ... ....... .. .. .... . . . . .... Manhyia North Owusu-Ankomah. ... ... Esq.. Member . . . –– NPP . . ... Benito.... .. . .... ... ... ... Esq.. . .... Akim Oda .... ... ... . .... . . ..... . . . Esq.. .... . Keta . . Odododiodioo W Woyome... . Esq.... . . . Esq. .. ... ..... Esq. .. . ...... .. .... . ..... ... .. .. ... . .. . ... .. ... Amin Amidu.. . . . . –– NPP .... . . ....... .. .. .... Kpando Suhuyini... . . ... ..... . . –– NPP . ... . . Esq... .... .. .. . . ... .... . .. ... . . ... ... Esq. ....... .. .. ............. . .. ....... .... .. ... ...... ...... .... Kwabena.. . . . ... . . Eric...... Kade Okity-Duah. Esq..... ..... .. .. .. .......... Asunafo South Opong-Asamoah. ... –– NPP .. .. . –– NDC ....... ..... Kofi. .. ............. .. ... ... ... . ... .. Sanja. .. Charles. . ........ .. . Quansah.......... Esq...... .. ........ ....... ......... ..... . Esq.... ... . ... –– NPP ..... .... .. Esq. ........ . . .... . . ... ....... Tema East Twum-Nuamah. .. Chairman .. Asene/Akroso/Manso P Pelpuo.... ...... . .... .. Esq... . Anthony Akoto (Dr) –– NPP . . . . .. Member .. .. . . . . . ..... . .. .. Kwabena... . Agona West Oduro. Aowin Nyindam. .. . ... . .. –– NPP .... Daniel Nii Kwartei. . ... . ...... .. Esq... . ...... .......... . ...... Esq... . . .. ... .. .. .. –– NPP . . . ... ..... .. ...... Mathias Kwame. . Abdul-Rashid Hassan (Alhaji) –– NDC . Abena (Ms) –– NPP . .. . . .. . .......... –– NDC .. .. Nalerigu/Gambaga Titus-Glover.. Papa.. .. .. .... ..... .. . . . .. ... ..... . . Daoud Anum. . ... ...... . ..... ........... . . . . Esq. . . ... ... ... ... ... ... Bekwai Oti.. ... . ..... .... –– IND.. ... Esq.. .. ..... ........ .. .. .. . Esq. ... ... Wa East Sarfo-Mensah.... . . .... Kennedy Nyarko... Esq.. .... .. ... . .. . ........ .. Vincent. .. ..... ... ... .. .... Esq... . Esq.... .. .... .. ..... ......... ..Dome/Kwabenya Salifu. . . .. . . . .. . .. ........ ........... .. . .... .... ..... . .. .. ... . .... . ...... .. . ... . . Yunyoo Namoale...... –– NPP .. Quashigah..... Donald Dari.. . . .. Dominic.. ... Kofi.... .. . ... . Atiwa East Osei-Mensah Simon.... .. . Krachi West Ntow.. .... ....... . . .. .. ... ....... (Mrs)... Mustapha..... .. .. . Esq. Sarah Adwoa (Ms) –– NPP . .... ... .... . . ....... . ....... .... .. . . ............ ...... . .......... ..... ... ..... . Elizabeth K. Alijata.. ... –– NDC . . .. –– NDC . . . . .. . . .. ... .. . . . ....... ......... ... ... ... ... –– NPP .. .. Esq... . Esq. ... . ... . Esq.... . ... . ...... ... . Asamoah. . .. .... ..... .. ..... . .. .. .. .. Benita Sena (Mrs) –– NDC .. . . .. .. . . . .. . Ayawaso Central ... . ... T.... .. .... .. . ........ ... ... ... Agona East Siaka..Domeabra/Obom SUMMARY OF PARLIAMENTARY SEATS National Democratic Congress (NDC) 148 New Patriotic Party (NPP) 123 People’s National Convention (PNC) 1 Independent (IND...... . ......... . . ... . ....... . ... ....... ... . ... ..... . . .. Richard Mawuli....... Offinso North Ntoso.. ... Esq..... .. . . .. ..... .. ......... . .... James Cecil.... . . ... . . . ........ ... Mark Owen.. . .... (Alhaji) –– NDC ... ...... Derek Yaw (Maj... Akatsi North Ntim.... .. ...... –– NDC .... .. . .. ... .. Isaac Esq. .. . . .... . –– NDC . ......... . . .... Ernest Kofi..... ........ . ...... . . .. . . . ...... ... .. .... .. . Peter Wiafe.. . N S Naabu.. .. .. . Asunafo North Sawyerr... .. . MEMBERS –– Contd.. Sekondi Owusu-Bio...... ... . –– NDC .... ..... .. ... ..... .... .Sissala West O Obeng Dappah.. .... Frederick... . ...... ... .. Atwima-Nwabiagya North Owusu-Boateng.... .. ... ..... ... Dominic Bingab Aduna. ... Joseph.... .. . Bole/Bamboi Sabi..... ..... .. Joseph Bipoba. . . . .. . .. ... . .. Esq.. .. . Fanteakwa South Opare-Ansah. . ...... . . . . –– NDC . . . .. . . ......... Esq.. .. .. .... . Esq... Ebenezer Okletey.. ..... –– NPP . ....... .. . . . Esq. ..... . .... .. .. ...... Esq..... .. .... –– NDC . ..... Esq. Matthew Opoku (Dr) –– NPP .... .... ....... ... . .. Esq. .... . .. .. . ... . .......... ..... Esq.. .. –– NDC ... .. . ... . ..... . .. Akan Ofosu. ........ ........ .. . Esq. .. ........ .. ... . . ..... .. Afigya-Sekyere East Yemoh.... Esq. . . .... .. . –– NDC ..... ................ ....... . ... ........ –– NDC ... (Dr) NPP . ... . . ... .... ............. Henry.. ...... . Esq.......... David. . .... .. ... .. –– NPP .. ...... . –– NPP . . ... Esq... .. –– NDC .. ... . .. Queenstar Pokua (Mrs) –– NDC .. . –– NPP .... . .. ... . .. ... .. . ......... .. –– NPP ... Suhum Opoku...... . –– NPP ..... .Tano North Prempeh.... . .. ... .. .... .... .... –– NDC .. ....... ...... ... ...... . Bimbilla Nortsu-Kotoe... . .... ..... (Ms) –– NPP ... .. . .. . ... Esther (Ms) –– NPP .. .... ... .. . .. ...... ..... . ........ Ablekuma West Owusu-Aduomi. .. ... . . . Alfred Sugri (Dr) –– NDC . .. . . ....... . . Nkwanta North Otuteye. –– NDC . T Terlabi............ ... Dormaa West Opong-Fosu. .. Della... . ...... . ... . ..... .... Ameen... .. . . ..... .. . .. . .. .. ........ Yaw. . . .. . Esq.. (Mrs) –– NPP . ... . .. . . ..... Ofoase/Ayirebi Osei..... ...... . . [retd]) –– NPP .. . .. . . .. ..... . .. .. –– NDC ... ... . ...... ...... .. Sawla/Tuna/Kalba Sorogho. .. ..... .. Amadu Bukari (Alhaji) –– NDC ........ . .... .. . Esq. . .. ..... ... .. .. ... .... .. . ...... ...... ..Tatale/Sanguli Yeboah. .. Sege Owusu.. .... . Wa Central Pepera.. ... . Augustine Collins. .. . Helen Adjoa.. . ... .. ... . .... . .. . –– NDC ..... .. –– NDC ... . Cape Coast South 275 PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE BOARD MEMBERS . Sissala East Sulemani.......... .. . George Kweku. . ... . . . . . Kpandai Saaka... . ... .... ....... ... ... New Edubiase Yanwube. ....... ..... .... –– NPP ...... . . . .. Ejisu Owusu-Amankwah.. ... ... . ..... ..... . . . . . Thomas Kwesi... ......... . . Berekum East U Ussif. ..... . . .. . Akim Swedru Osei-Ameyaw....... Esq. ... . ..... Nii Oakley (Dr) –– NDC .... Esq.....Navrongo Central Y Yakah. ........ . . .. . Esq.... ... .. ... . ....... Bosomtwe Osei-Owusu. Nii Amasah. Awutu-Senya West Tia. .. ...... . .... .. .. .... ...... –– NDC .......) 3 TOTAL . .. ..Manhyia South Puozaa... Esq. ............ .. .. ...... . ... ....Okaikoi North Safo.. ...... . Akwasi....... .. .. . .. –– NPP . .. ...... .... . .. . Hannah Serwaah (Ms) –– NDC ..... ... . –– NPP .. . . . . .. .. ..... . –– NDC .. .. ... . . .. .. ... .... ... . . .... .. –– NPP ...... . South Tongu Woyongo.. ..... ............. –– NPP .. Esq. Gushegu Nitiwul. . Esq. Asuogyaman Osei-Asare. .. .. Old Tafo Osei. . Krowor R Ricketts-Hagan........ ... . Ledzokuku Okyere-Agyekum.... .. . . ..... ...... –– NDC . ....... ..... . .. . .... . Wahab Wumbei . .. .... . ..... .. .. .. .. Esq.. Quartey. . . .

. . . . .. . . . . Esq . . Senior Stenographer 5.... Jacob Sali.. ... Ibrahim A.. .. . . ..... Typist Gd. . . Robert A.. . .... ..... .. . . Usher Gd. . ... Esq.. Esther Donkor (Ms) . ... II 10. . . . Senior Reporter 4. .. . . .. .... . .. . .. . . . .. Emmanuel K. . . .. . .. .... . Cyril O... . .. .. . .. . . ........ . . ... Esq. .. . ..) . . Kudawoo (Ms) .. .. . . Esq. ... . . . . . . ..... ... Frank Tse Diaba.. .. Esq.... .. . ..... .. ... Samuel Obuobi. ... .. . Senior Typist 7...) . .. . .. .. . . Usher Gd... Principal Usher 2nd Dep.. George Brace .. . .... . . . . . . .. .... .... . .... . . ..... . . . ....... . . .. .. Esq. . . . . .. . . . . .. . . . . Principal Assistant Clerk Esmi F... ..... . Ebenezer Ahumah Djietror. ... . .. .. .. .. . . .. .. . .... ... Executive Officer Gilbert Amartei Amarh. . . . . ... ...... .. . . . Nsiah . ... .) . . . .. ... . . .... ..... . ..... . . . . . . .. . ....... Awudu Adams Mumuni . . . . .. . . . I 6... Esq. 2.... ... ..... . .. .. . .. . . . . Anyimadu.. . .. . .. . ... ... Principal Assistant Clerk 10... .. .. . . . .. . ...... Anaman (Mrs) . .. . . ....... . III Mariam Serwah Kufuor .. . . Deputy Clerk II Table Office 1..... ... . . .. ... .. . . . . . Agyeman (Ms.Wisdom Asamany.. ..... .. . . 6.. . .. . I .... ... . . .. Principal Assistant Clerk 2.. .. .. Principal Assistant Clerk 2.... .. ......... . .. . . .... . .. II 3.. .. . . . .... Edith Akrong (Ms) . Ibrahim A.. . . . . 3...... Eric Coleman..... .. . . . . .... ... . . .. . .. I 8.. . . ... . ..... . . . .. .... Esq. . . Samuel Dwomoh Addei.. . .. . Esq. ... 3... I Majority Secretariat 1.. Director 2. .. . . .. Esq.. . ... . . . . Perpetual N. . . .. Joshua Kwasi Botchway. Adam Habib . Bennet Quayenortey... . . Usher Gd. Paul Baka.. ... 7. . ... ... . . Senior Assistant Clerk 2. . .. .... Senior Executive Officer 7.. Speaker’s Secretariat 1.. . . Esq.. II 11.... . .. .. Esq.. . .. .. . .. Higher Executive Officer 6... .. . . . ... . .. . Camillo Pwamang. Gloria Saaku (Ms) . . ..... .. . .. .. ... . .. Senior Private Secretary Sylvia Owusu Boateng . . ..Usher Gd. ... Esq.. . Principal Assistant Clerk . . Janet Frimpong .. 3... . .. III Journals 8... Usher Gd.. .. . Executive Officer 4. . Robert A. . . Senior Private Secretary . ... .. .. .. .. . .. ... Usher Gd I 9......... . 2... .. ... .. .. . ... .. ... .. . . Isaac Kofie.... .... . ... . ... .. .. Assistant Clerk Gd.. ... Apodolla. . . . . . .. Deputy Clerk I Deputy Clerk II Deputy Clerk III Speaker’s Secretariat 1.. .... .. .. . .. .. . . .... . .. . ... .. . .. . .... . Ruth Gyetuah (Ms. Eric Owusu-Mensah. Esq. ... . . .. .. . . .. .. .. Edith Machieri (Ms.. . . . .. Cephas Amevor.. . . . . . . . .. . .. James Ofosu-Mensah... .... .. . ..... .. . .. ..... ...... .. . . .... . .... . . ...... .. Dispatch Clerk DIVISION OF LEGISLATIVE MANAGEMENT 1st Dep..... Linda Teye-Botchway (Ms) . .. .. . . .. Raymond Okine. .. . . .. Esq. .... . Apodolla. .. .. .. Senior Assistant Clerk 2. ... . . III 1. . . . .. . .. Private Secretary Legislative Drafting 1... .. Usher Gd. Stenographer Secretary 5. .. . . .... . ... . ... .. .. Private Secretary 4.. .... .. ... . . Anthony Agyekum. . I Richard Omenako Ansah.. . .. . .. .... ...... II Priscilla Amuakwa-Mensah ... Sussana Foli (Mrs.. . ... .. . .. . ....Godwin Buckman.. . .....) .... ........ Esq.... 4.. . .. . . .. ... ....... . . . . . . ... ... . . Constance Dufie Asare (Ms) . .. .... Principal Assistant Clerk 9.. Usher Gd. . . Hilda Elorm Avega . ... ... . . .. . Gombilla (Alhaji) . Esq. ...) .. 4.. .. . .. . . .. Usher Gd. Charlotte Amakie Doku (Ms.. .... Esq.. ... Esq .. Esq. . . .. .. .. Usher Gd. . .. 8. . . . .. Usher Gd. .. .... ... .. Esq. Esq. . .. . ... .. . . .. . .. Senior Private Secretary Dinah Harriet Tetibah Hammond (Mrs) . ..... .. .... . . .. . . . .... Matthew Abrefa Tawiah.... .. ......... .. ..... . . . ... . Usher Gd I ..... .. 1. Ernest Darfour Esq.. . . Stenographer Secretary 3.. . . . . Speaker’s Secretariat 1. . .. .. . . .. .. Assistant Clerk Gd...... .... . Private Secretary ... ... . . .. . . .. . . .. Anthony Gator. .. ... . ... .. .. . ... . III Clerk’s Secretariat 1. ... . . . . Private Secretary 3... . ... ..... . 5. ..... .. ... .... . Stenographer 5. . Senior Executive Officer 6. . . . .. .. DEPUTY CLERKS 1. .. .. . Esq. . ........ . II 3. . ... ..... .. .. Rose Keddey (Mrs) . .. . . .. Esq. . .. Private Secretary 3.. Dennis Tetteh. .. .. . Higher Executive Officer 8. .. . . .. ... Gombilla (Alhaji) Deputy Clerk III . . I 7. .... .... Evelyn S.. . ... .. ... Sandra Asafua Ocran . . .. . .. .... Evelyn Brefo-Boateng (Ms) . Usher Gd. . Principal Assistant Clerk DIVISION OF COMMITTEES & ICT 1. . Esq........ .. . . Principal Usher 9.. .... ... . . .. . Esq. . .. .... . 2. . .. . . . .. . . . .ix x Minority Secretariat OFFICERS OF PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE CLERK TO PARLIAMENT 1. .. .. .. . .... . Assistant Clerk Gd. . . .. .. 5. . . . ... . . Samuel Osei-Agyepong... . . . . .. ... . . . .... . .. . Rhoderick Abbey..... .. . Esq. ... . Esq. . .... .. . . .

. Esq. Elorm Gbadrive (Ms. Comfort Salakpi (Ms) ... . . . ...... . . Ayisha Salifu (Hajia) ...... .. . .... . . . . ICT Officer Gd. . .. . . ... . . .. . Senior Technical Officer 6.... .. .. .... ... ... . .. .. ... .. . . .. .. Senior Private Secretary 3. .. . 2... Senior Reporter 11. . . Olivia Asante .. Assistant Editor Reporters’ Class 1... . . . ... . ..... . . . .... . . . . ... . . . .. . ... . . .. .. . ... . . ..) . Deputy Editor 4... . .. ... . ... . . ... .. . .) . Private Secretary 5..... ... . ... . . .. . . .. . Assistant Clerk Gd. ......... .. ... .. .. . . ..) .. Priscilla Naa Korlei Dowuona (Ms. ..... . Private Secretary 7... .... Assistant Clerk Gd.. . . Senior Technical Officer 1.. . . . . ..... .. Principal Reporter 4. . ..... .. . . A. . . Irene Sakyiwa Owusu (Ms. . . . .. Angela Osei-Poku (Ms. . .. .. . .. ... . . Esq. .. ... Assistant Clerk Gd...... . .. . . .. ... ... . . . . Esq..... ... ... . .. .. ... . ...) . . . . .. Christian Kofi Tsatsakpornu... . ... ...... . I 21. .. Esq.. .... 5. Senior Stenographer 9. .. .. ...... .... .. .) . . .. ... .. . .. . .. .. . . Alhassan Y. Esq.. ........ Principal Reporter 3.. . . .. . Scholastica Seke (Ms..... .. Adjei (Ms. . . Rosemary Arthur-Sarkodie (Mrs. Fiawoyife (Ms... . ...) .) . ..... .... . Assistant Editor 7... Inusah Mohammed (Alhaji) ... ICT Technician 10... . ... . . Esq... . .... . ... . .. Azumah . . . . .. . . . . . Senior Reporter 9. . . . Maud Esenam Ameyibor (Ms) ..... . Principal Typesetter . . ... . .. Yelifari. Joseph N. . .. .. .II . .. . . Stenographer 11. . .. . .. ..... ... ... . Daniel A.. ... Esq.. II 20. . Stenographer 14. Stenographer Secretary 8. .. .. .. . .. Emmanuel Akrofi-Tibo. .. .. .. . ..... ...) . ....... .. Senior Assistant Clerk 10. ..) . .. .. .. . .. ... . . . .. . .. .. .... ... Esq.. . .. . Juliana Acheampong (Ms) . . Sheba Nana Afriyie Osei (Ms. .... Benjamin Antiedu Tachie..... . .. .. .. . .... .) . . .. .. .. .. .. .... . .. . . John Kofi Tuglo.. ....... . .... . .... . . .. . . . .. .. .) ... Edwin A. Principal Reporter 6...... . . . .. II Typesetters’ Class 1. . . Esq. Justice Ananabouh Yaro. . . Larbie. . . . . . Harold Wilson Hubert. .. . . Esq. .. . .. Senior Reporter Marketing Unit 1. . .. . ... . . ... .... . ..... . . Joan Abena Sakyi Adjei (Mrs. .. . .. . .. . . Esq. .... .. .. . Principal Proofreader . . Shirley-Ann Fiagome (Mrs.. . 3.... Esq.... . . Esq.. . . . .. . Senior Assistant Clerk 11.) ... Ephraim Amu.. . . . . . . ... Emmanuel J. .. ....... . .. .. . . . .. . .. .. . ... . .. ... . . ... . Sulaiman Yengbalang Sarbogu. Maxwell K.. . . .... ... . ..... . . .. Editor of Debates 2. . ... .. . . ... . ..) . .. .. .. . . . .. ... .. . . Lumor .. .. . .. . . .. 3. Esq.. .. . Senior Assistant Clerk 5. .. . . . . . . Gloria Boama-Kwabi (Mrs) . . .. . II 14.. ..) . . ... .... Assistant Clerk Gd. . ... ... .... . ... Michael Amoateng. .... . . ... Issah (Alhaji) . . . .. ... ... . .. . Senior Assistant Clerk 6. Assistant Clerk Gd. ... . .. .... II 21. .. . ... .. .. ... . . ... . . .. Assistant Clerk Gd.. . . ... ... . . Principal Proofreader 3... ... . .... . ... . . Esq.. . Loretta Adjoa Mensah (Ms) .. . . .... . . . ..... . . .. . Stenographer 15. . Isaac Wesley D... . .. . Assistant Chief Typesetter . .. ... . . . . . . .. Stenographer 16.. . Samuel Aduamoah-Addo.. ..... .... . . . ... .. . . ..) .. ... .. .. Esq. .. ...... .. . .. .. . ... .. . . Executive Officer 3. .. . . . . . Louis Boakye. . . . . Hobenu (Ms. .... ....... . .....) . .. Regina Vondee (Ms. . Assistant Clerk Gd. . Edith E........ .. . .. .. . Abu Dahamani Issaka (Alhaji) . .. Ayeng. .) . . . . ...... . ICT .. Patience Cibil Osei (Ms.. . . . . ..) . .. . ... . .. . .. .... ........ ... ..... Typesetter . Akua Durowaa Owusu-Agyekum (Mrs. ....... . . . . ... .. . ... . . . . Esq.. Senior Private Secretary 4. . . Adiabo.. Supervisor.... . . ... .. . . Assistant Clerk Gd. . . Kofi Menkah... . ..... . .. .. . .) . .. ... . . Edward Suuro... . .. .. RESEARCH & LIBRARY DEPARTMENT OF OFFICIAL REPORT Editors’ Class 1.. Sampson Akugila. . . . . II 24. ... Higher Executive Officer 2. . . ... . . ... . II 13... Usher Gd. .. . .. .. . . . .. .. . .. .... . Abdulai Issahaku Alhassan. . .. . . Assistant Clerk Gd. . . Executive Officer DEPARTMENT Proofreaders’ Class 1. ...... xii 5.. Lartey... .. . . .. .. ...... . .. . .. Rosalynn M. ... .... ........ . .... .. ...... ..... ... ........ ... . . . . . . . . .. .... . ....... (Alhaji) ... . . . . .. . .. . ..... .. .......... . II Committees –– Secretariat 1. .. . . .... . Senior Stenographer 12.. . . . Gbadago... .. .. .. Eva Angelina Adjei-Emenike (Mrs... . .. DOCUMENT.. . ICT Technician 8. . . . ... ... . .... . . ... .. ....Principal Reporter 7. .. . . . .. . . ... .. . . . . .. .) . Catherine Apenyo (Mrs. .. . ... .... . .... .... . ..... . .. II 17.. ....... . Godfred Yemoh Laryea. . .. Asante Amoako-Atta. II 22.. . . Emmanuel K. . . .... L.... ... Stenographer 18. . ... .. .. . . ... .... .. . . .... Esq.. . .. Senior Reporter 8. ... . .. . . .. . . ... . Adam Iddrisu...... .. . . .... . Usher Gd. .. ..) . .... . Solomon S.... . Deputy Editor 3. . .. ... . . ... .. . . .. .) . Harriet A. . ... .... . .. ...... Senior Technical Officer 7. . . ... ..... Senior Assistant Clerk 12. . Anita Quartey-Papafio (Ms) . . Ernest Darfour. . II 15... Esq. . .. .. .. . .. Joseph Armo Ndah .. .... . ... Priscilla Dwamena (Ms) . .. . .. .. . .. .. .. Muange (Ms........ . . . . . . .. . Charles Amponsah-Boafo.... . . Abraham Alfred Armarboye.. . . ... .. .. .. . .) . Lucy Ama Engler (Mrs.. .. .. .. .. . .. . Beatrice Essuman-Mensah (Ms) . . . . Senior Assistant Clerk 9... .. ... . ... . .... . Felix Y.. . . Principal Reporter 5. . . .. .. .. .. . . . .. ... . .. . .. . .. ...) . II 16. Linda Emefa Aku Dzinyakpor (Ms.... .. . .... .. David Darko-Mensah . . .... . Esther Esinam Degboe (Ms) . . .. ..... Esq.. . . ICT Officer . . . .. .. 2... . ... . .. .. .. ........... Regina Bortey-Tetteyfio (Mrs. ... . Asst. . . ... ....... ...... Theophilus K. .. Esq .. .. .. Assistant Clerk Gd...... . . . .) ... 4... .... .. ..... . .. Patricia Oforiwaa Owusu-Ansah (Mrs... Esq. Deputy Editor 6. .. . I 2. . .. Kpaal. ... . ...... .... Ignatia Ashelley Quaye-Akofur (Mrs. .. .... . Govi (Mrs. . . .. 4..) ....) . . .. . .... ....... .. . . Messenger ICT OFFICERS –– Contd.. . .... . . . Senior Stenographer 11. . . . .. .... . . ... . .. . .. Private Secretary 6. . .. . .. Josephine Cobblah (Ms) . Senior Stenographer 10. .. ... . . II 23.. . . . . .... Josephine Yartey (Ms. .. .... ... ........ Senior Stenographer 13.. . Clerical Officer 20.. . . . II 19.. . . Peace A. .. .. .... ... . . .. . Senior Assistant Clerk 7. Esq. .. . . . . . . Assistant Clerk Gd.. 2. ....... . Senior Reporter 10. ... . Esq. . .. . . ...) . . Principal Assistant Clerk 3. Esq. . .... .Deputy Editor 5. . .. .. ... Clerical Assistant 19.. . Gifty Nuna Jiagge (Ms) . ... . ... .. . Assistant Chief Proofreader 2.. Esq. .. . .. .) .. . .... ... Clerical Assistant DIVISION OF INFO. . . Assistant Clerk Gd.... ....... Esq.. Senior Assistant Clerk 8. . . II 18. . . . .. .. . .. ... . . . Anyah.. . . .... ... . .... . Esq. . ... . .. . . . ... Alberta A.. . . .. .... . .... ... . . . .. .. ICT Technician 9. . .. ... . Linda Appea-Danquah (Ms) . Asst. ... .. Theresa Boasiako-Korang (Ms. . .. . ..... . .... .. Mary Yamoah (Ms) . ... . . .... .. . Akua Osei-Somuah (Ms) . Assistant Clerk Gd.. .. .. . . .. .. . .xi OFFICERS –– Contd... .. .... Mary Lena Ghartey (Ms) ... . .. .. . . . .. Kwame Adu-Yeboah. . . ... . . Dorothy Yarquah (Ms...... . . . . . . Janet Frimpong (Ms. ... . .. . ... .. .. . . Principal Assistant Clerk 4.. . ... Abigail Aba Anso . . Assistant Chief Typesetter . .... . . . Assistant Clerk Gd. .. .. . ... . Esq. . .. .. .. .. . Charlotte Ekubea Gyewu (Ms.. Principal Reporter 2.... . .. ... .Stenographer 17.

.... . .... .. . ....... ... ... . . .. . . . Protocol Officer 6. Senior Technical Officer 8. Clerical Assistant 3.. .. .. .. .. (Leave of Absence).. ...... Theresa Winifred Cudjoe (Ms) ..... Joseph Kudjo Dzabaku Ocansey.. . . .. . ... .. Anim. Bernadette Serwaa Quartey (Mrs.. .... .... . ..... .. .. . Esq . . . .. . ..Higher Executive Officer PARLIAMENTARY RESOURCE CENTRE 1.. . . Bismark Amoabeng.. . ... . . ... .. .. ... .. Stephen Ampofo. .. Dep. Esq.. .. .. .. . Thomas Bosompem.. . .. . . Mensah (Ms.. .. . .. . .. . Gilbert Setsofia. Esq . Principal Technical Officer(PABX) 3. ...... . Esq. .. . . Elliot S... . . ........ . .. ..... . ... . .. ... . . . . Superintendent .... .. . . Frank Hilton Adjei-Donkor.. Josephine Adotey (Mrs) . Gd. . Esq. .. . Principal Public Relations Assistant . . Librarian 2.... . . . .. .. ....... Gloria Insaidoo (Mrs. 10..... . . . . ... Casmir Rockson A.. . . .. . . .. Senior Human Resource Officer 4. John Ayim-Boateng....... .. . .... . Stenographer Secretary AUDIO VISUAL UNIT 1..... .... . . .. I xiv OFFICERS –– Contd. . .. . .. . Principal Public Relations Assistant . . ... . Research Officer 9. Jonas Asare-Menyah.. . . .. .. Kate Addo (Ms) . .. 6. Richard Acheampong.. . . .. ..... . . . . . Higher Executive Officer 8. ... ... . .... Principal Assistant Clerk 2. .... . Director (Public Affairs) . .. .. . . .. . .. ..... . . . . . ... Protocol Officer 7. . . Esq... .... ... . .. . ... . . . Clerical Officer Printing Unit 1. . Clerical Officer 11.. . . ..... . . . . . . .. ... .. . . .... . . . I 11. ........ . . .. Daniel B.. .... . Esq. . ... . .. ... Higher Executive Officer 15.. ... ... .. .. . . . ... . ..... . . .. . .. . .. .... . ... .... 11. .. . ... ........ . . . Research Officer 4... . .. Kofi Agbemor. Assistant Librarian II 4...) . . .. . . .. . .. .. . Cephas Egbefome. ..... . . .. .. .... 4.. .. . . . . Mohammed Hardi Nyagsi... .. ....... . .. . . . Senior Technical Officer 10... Esq. Esq .... Margaret Ampah (Mrs) . . .. . Eunice Korantemaa Abeka (Mrs) . Josephine Amoah (Ms) . Clerical Officer DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY 1.. . . ... .. . ...Printer 4. . . .. ... . .. . . . Jemima Deles Yeboah (Ms. ... ... .. .. ... .... .. . .. . . . ..... Principal Technical Officer (PABX) 4.... . Research Officer 8. Senior Research Officer 3. & GENERAL SERVICES 1.. .xiii OFFICERS –– Contd... .. .. . Necku (Ms) ... . .. ... ... Assistant Public Relations Officer 2.. .. . ... .. . Usher Gd. Daniel Danso Amponsah.. Human Resource Officer 5. . . John Abebrese Boateng. . . . ...... ....) . . ... Technical Officer (PABX) 5. . . . .. . . . ..... .. .. Usher Gd. Regional Manager 2. Assistant Research Officer 13... ... .. . .. .. . ... . . .. .. .. .. .. ... . .... . .. Wilhelmina Sylvia Aidoo (Ms. . .. Deputy Clerk I HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMIN..... .Printer 3... Amamoo. . . . .. Esq.. . . . Hansard Printing 1. Isaac Kwame Ansah. .. . .... . .. . .. .... . ..... . . DIVISION OF ARLIAMENTARY RELATIONS... ... . Stenographer Secretary 14... .. ... . . . Esq.. .. .. ... . . Adzakpo (Ms) .. Emmanuel Nkansah Sefa. .... Rose Keddey (Mrs) .. . . . .. Marcellus Eric Nee-Boye .. ..... . II 3. . ... ... .... .... . .. Francis Kobina Essien. . . Paul Lartey Asiedu...... .. Tenkorang.) . . .... . Clerical Assistant . . . .. .. .. . WO1 Prince Emmanuel Adu (retd) .. .. ...... .... .. . . .. . Senior Printer 2.. .. . Senior Stenographer Hansard Secretariat 1.... . . ... . .. . . . .. DEPT.. N.. . Esq.... . . . ........ ... . I 16. Maame Ama Baiden (Ms.. ...I PARLIAMENTARY RELATIONS AND PROTOCOL 1.. .. . . . . ADMIN.. .. Clerical Officer 9...... ... Wubertritia Mary Baidoo . . Seth Kofi Kpodo... .. .. . Christine Awah (Mrs) .. Samuel Abrefa.. ... .... . . .... .. Francis Edward Morgan. .) . ..... .... .. .. Esq....... Private Secretary . . . . . . .. . ... . . .. . . ...... . ... Kwame Boama-Gyau.. Assistant Public Relations Officer .. . .. . Cornelia Puobi (Ms) . Technical Asst. Clerical Assistant 5.. .. . Ezekiel Birikorang. Esq... .. .. .. . . .... . . . . ... . ... Esq. 7.. . Samuel Tetteh Djangmah. . . . ..... .) .. .. . .... ... .. . . . ... . . .. .. . Usher Gd. .. . . Higher Executive Officer 10... Dickson Antwi.. . . . . .. Assistant Research Officer 10. Esq. . . . Esq... . Director (Human Resource/Admin) 3. . .. Charlotte Sarfo (Ms) . .. . .. . Lemuel G. Assistant Research Officer 11. Executive Officer 3. ... . . . .. . Regional Public Affairs Officer 3. . .... Esq.... . . ..... . . Esq. . .. .... . . Ibrahim Ansah.. . . Esq.. . Esq.... .. . Esq. .. . . . .... . ... . Godwin Buckman. HR. . . . Jacob Tettey Nartey. . .. . Human Resource Officer 6. . .. .. .. . .. ... ... .. .. . ..... . . . .. . . . . 2.. .. . .. Jessica A.. . . . . .... . .. . Principal Executive Officer 8. . ... Victor Adenyo. .... .... .. Chief Tech. Anthonia-Gloria Okine (Mrs) .. .. ... . . .. .. ... .. .. . Senior Research Officer 2. . . . ... . . . . . . ... .. .. . ..... Aikins (Ms. .. Jones Tei Kugblenu.. .. ... . . Esq.. Obed Appiah.. Abraham Ibn Zackaria... .. . Deputy Librarian 3.. . .. .. .. . . . . . . ... . .. ... Kotey..... . . . . .. Senior Executive Officer 7... . .. . ..... . Assistant Library Officer 6. I DIVISION OF FINANCE. Roseline Angang-Ngmene (Ms) . ... . .. . . Sandra Awuah (Ms) . ....Godfred C... ... ...... . .... Eunice P. Officer 2... ... . ... (Alhaji). .. . . Esq. . . . . . . Esq. .. ... . . .. ... .. . .. . .. . . . . . ... ... . . ..... . . ..... . ... . Director (Public Affairs) . . Esq.... . .. .. . Esq. .. Esq. ... . .. .. . .... . .. . .... .. . . Dzirasah (Ms. . . ... Emelia Dankwa Otoo (Mrs) ... .... ....) .. . . ... Esq. ..) . . . ..... Anastasia D. . ... . Nelly Akweley Abbey (Ms) .... ...... ..... .. ... . .... . . .. .. . ... Senior Usher 11. ... .. . Emmanuel Koranteng.... Mawusi L....... . . . .. . .. . . ....).. . .. .. . . ...... Assistant Clerk Gd. Esq... . . . . .. ....... . Peter Telfer. .. . .. 3.. . Esq. Research Officer 7.... . ... Research Officer 6. ... . Joyce Nyavor (Ms).. ... Gladys Asamani (Ms) .. .... .. . . . . . . . .. Chief Personnel Officer 7. . .. .. . ... ... Esq.. . . . .. ... .. Esq.. . . Assistant Research Officer 12. . .. . Joshua O.... .... . . . ... ... ... .. Research Officer 5.. . Usher Gd. 5.... . ... ... Esq . .. .. . . . Clerical Assistant DEPARTMENT OF RESEARCH 1. Esq.. . ... . . .. . . .... .. Esq. . . . . . . . ... .. Pius Acolatse.. . .. . . Stenographer Secretary 2........ . Sharon Kinful (Mrs. . .. .. Esq... . . . ...... Esq... Senior Public Affairs Officer Assistant Director IIB (Publications) Assistant Public Relations Officer ... .. . . .... N. . ... . . . . . Esq. . . 8.... ...... . . . . . .. .. . . ... .. Charles Dery Tenzagh.. .. . . Library Officer 5... .. Senior Private Secretary 9.... .. . . . ... .. .... ... .. .. Esq. . .. ... . . . . Beatrice Duah (Ms) .. Senior Technical Officer 7.. . .. .. . .... .. ... . . ... Mensah.. . . ..) ... . . . . . . . Joseph Asare-Mensah. . Senior Protocol Officer 5... Judy B.. ... ... . (on contract)... .. Attoh Esq.. Esq. . . ... ........ .. .... . Esq .. .. ... .. . . . . ... PROTOCOL & PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS 1.Printing 2.. . .. . . . II 4...... . ... .... .. . .. ... .. Esq. . . 9. Esq. Assistant Clerk Gd. Anthoinette Wedjong Adda (Ms) ... . .. . Moses Addey. . . . Philip Richmond Amartey. ... .. . .. .. . . . Technician 6. .. . .. Edith Osman (Ms) .. . . . . . .. . Senior Technical Officer 9. . . Clerical Assistant 10. .. .. . . . Theophilus Abbey.. . . .. . ... Lilian Ofori Addo (Ms.. ...) ... . ..

. .. Staff Cook 1. .. . . . Regina Don-Chebe (Ms) .) .. .Medical Director 2.. ..... .. . .. ..... Apaliboka. .. .. .. .. . .. Dorothy Gaisie (Ms) . ... . .... Edward Clottey . .. Head Cook 15. Esq... Maj...... Stephen Y.. Esq.. .. . . . ........... . . . . . ... . . .. .. . .. .. . Chirawura. Michael Gadry. . . . . Stella Boni (Ms. ... . Domestic Help 6. . . .. .. ... . . Clerical Officer STORES UNIT 1.. . Head Cook 13. . . . . . ........ ... . .. ..... . . ..... . Gardner 8. . . . . Esq... .. Assistant Accountant Gd. .... ... Assistant Chief Receptionist 3.. . .. . .... ... .... . . . .... . . . . . . Esq. ... . Esq.. Finance . ..... .. . ... . ... . 3.Senior Security Guard II Senior Security Guard II Senior Security Guard II ...... 3. . .. 2..... Stephen Cudjoe... . (Leave of Absence) .. . Esq. ... .. . . .... . . . . 7. Esq. .. .. Charles Adjartey... . . . . . . . Assistant Accountant Gd. . . .. ..... I . . .. 5. Asigri Bachawany Chaka (retd) . .... ... . .. Monica Amui (Ms.. . . ... Deputy Marshal 2. .. . Ernestine Asane (Ms).. . 9.... ... . . . Head Cook (Speaker’s Residence) 1... ... . Esq.. .. .. .. .) . .... .... .. .. Noye (Ms) . .. Senior Usher . Assistant Catering Officer 5... . . Shirley Tetteh (Ms) . . 12..... .. . .) . . .... . I . . . . . ... ...... . .. . ... ..... . . . . Esq. . . . . ... . .. .. .. ..... ..... ... Esq.) . . .. .. . ... .Ag. . .. . ..... . . .. ... . .. . . . . . .. ... . . ... .. . . .. . .. . .. ... . ... .. Receptionist SECURITY 1. .. . . .. . ... ..... . . . Edith Nyame-Owusu (Mrs. . . . Charles A. . .. . . .. . Former Speaker’s Residence 1. . .. Higher Executive Officer 3. . . . .. . ... Assitant Catering Officer 7. . . .. .. . Yusif Asabea. .. . . 4.... ... ... .... . .. .. Esq.. .. . .. ... . . . .. . Faustina Opokua Ayim (Ms) . Abdul-Fatawu Alhassan.) . . .... Catherine Arthur (Ms. . Catering Officer 4.) . .. .. .. . . ... .. . Principal Audit Assistant Clinic 1. Head Cook 14... Director. ... . .. .. Justice Kwame Musah. . . .. .. . .. . . Rebecca Quarshie (Ms....) . .. Nicholas Timothy Clerk. .. . .... . . ... 8. .... .. . . . . ... . . .... . . ... .. Data Processing Asst... .. .. . . . . . Steward/Butler 5. .. .... .. Esq. . . . . Principal Receptionist 5.. . Esq. .. . ... . ...... . Cleaner DEPARTMENT OF THE MARSHAL AUDIT DEPARTMENT 1.. .. ....... ... Esq. .. Internal Audit . . . . .. .. . . . .. . .. . .. . ..... . .. . . . . . Dr Ken Aryeetey ... ... Assistant Supply Officer 3. . .... . .. .... . .. . ..... Esq.. . Senior Accountant .. . . Esq... ... ..... . . ... .. . .. Esq... . Henrietta Odoi (Ms. . .. . . . ... (Leave of Absence) . .. Frederick Dodoo..) .. .. . ... ..... . . . Robertson... . . . William Assem. Sampson Akisseba.... .. Esq.. . Joyce Wahab (Ms.. Jerry Adu Yirenkyi. . .. . . Ebow Pantsil. . ..... ... 2. ..... . . ..... ... . . .... ....... . . .... . . .. . ..... .. .. ... xvi DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE 1. Typist Gd. . .. Esq..... . ... . ... I .. . ... ..) . . .. .A. . ... Asst. Mutalib Mumin... . ... .. .. . .. Harry Armah. ....... . .. .. 5. . ... Assistant Security Guard 9. 2... . . .... .... . Esq.. Kofi Amponsah-Boateng. . Regina Abrefi (Ms. .... Emmanuel Kwaku Afedor. ... . . .. .. Esq. .) .) ... .. .. .. . . . .. ... .. II (Ms... . . ..... .. . Catering Officer 3. ..... . ... ... Emmanuel Adigbo.) . Clerical Assistant TELEPHONISTS/RECEPTIONISTS . .. ... . .. ... .. .. . Esq. .... . ... ..... . Kitchen Staff Supervisor 8...) . . .... .. . . ... . Akua Asantewaah Nimako (Mrs. ..PrincipalReceptionist 4. . . . ... . ... .. . Esq. . ..... .. Seth Obeng Ameyaw.. .. . . .. . . . . 4.. .. . ... Justice Frederick Dukpo. ...... .. . Staff Cook 10....) .. . . . . . . . ..... .. Senior Catering Officer 2...... Clerical Officer 2. Batogbee. . Esq.. .. .. .. Emelia Sawyerr (Ms.. .. ... . ... .. ... . .. . . (On Secondment) .. Esq. ... ... .. . ... ... Esq... Senior Receptionist 7. Alice Inez Ofori (Ms.. . . . Esq..Kitchen Staff Supervisor 9... Mohammed Nsiah. . .. .... . Rhodaline Esther Cofie (Ms. . .. .. ..) . ..... .... . . Vida Dzorgbenyuie Tulasi-Williams 7.. . . .. . . ..... Staff Cook 11... .. . . . . . ... .. 6. .. . Assistant Accountant Gd. . ... Azaare Robert Mbawine... . . . .... ..... . Daniel T. .... .. . . . .) . . ...... .. . .. . .. .. ..... .. . .. . . Head. Esq. .Principal Receptionist 6.. .. ...... .. .) ... 6. ... .. . . . . Esq.. .. ..... . . . Osumanu K. ..... 10.. . . .. .. Hayford Bekoe.. . Faustina Tagoe (Mrs. . ... . Senior Cook 2.... . .. . .. ........ ... .) . . . . ... . . . . Esq. .. Rebecca Osei-Owusu (Ms.... Maj.. . Stenographer Secretary 2. . Akosua Agyeiwa Twumasi (Ms.. . .. . . Henry Obecku Tackie. . ..... . . Assistant Catering Officer 6. . .. ..... Snr. . .. Juliana Acolatse (Ms. . . . ... . ... . .. . . .. ... .. Assistant Security Officer Assistant Security Officer Assistant Security Officer Principal Security Guard . .... . .. .. Paul Koranteng.... . . . . .. . ..... Esq.. Shiela N. .. . . . ... .. . .. .... . ..... Senior Medical Assistant Mails’ Room 1.. . ... 4. Steward 7. .. Matilda Ofosu (Mrs. . Esq. Rexford Ogyiri. Peterkin Yanzu Esq.. . Principal Storekeeper 4. . .. . . .. . .. . . . . .. ..... .. . . . .. ...xv OFFICERS –– Contd. . ... . .) . Florence Amaning (Ms.. . ... . .... .. . . Staff Cook 3.. .. . Esq.. .. .. . . . . 3... . Dinah Tekper (Ms) . . . . .. Senior Records Assistant Bar 1. . .. . .. Albert Essuman. . .... Kenneth Akibate (retd).. . . .. . ..) . Steward 4... . Clerical Officer . .... . . .... .. Alfred Agbesi Kpodzro.. Principal Audit Assistant ..... . .. Supply Officer 2. . . ... . Emmanuel N. . .. . .. . ... . ..... .. . Chief Steward CATERING UNIT 1. Florence Allotey-Pappoe (Ms. Principal Internal Auditor .) . Owusu.. . .. Comfort Aggrey (Ms. . .. .. Deputy Marshal Marshal’s Secretariat 1. .. . ....Assistant Chief Telephonist 2... . . .. .. .. . . ..... OFFICERS –– Contd. . . . ... . .. .. .. ..... . . ...... .. . .. Private Secretary . Godwin Koffy Nyamadi. .

Driver Gd. . ... .. ... ... . . Driver Gd. . ... Watchman 4.. Esq. ... Asst.. . . .. .. .. . . . Fred Dacoster Larbi.. .... Assistant Security Guard 32.... . ... .... ... . .. . Esq. .. .. Abdul Aziz Mohammed . .. . . . ... . . . . .... . .. . . ... . ... . . . .. . Esq. Usher Gd. II 39.. . .... ....... .... John Awuku..... Usher Gd. . . ... . .. . . .. . . .. . .. . Esq... . Sulemana Sadat Alhassan.... .. . . . Security Guard 13. Richmond Obeng Siaw.Assistant Security Guard 26. Driver Gd... .. . .. .. . . ...... . .... . . ... . .. . . .. . . Assistant Security Guard 22. ..... .. ... ... .. .. . . . . . . ... Gblenkumah (Ms) . .. Driver Gd. .. Issaka Shaikarao. . .. .. . . ...III 17.. .. .I 20. . . ... . . .. Esq. Issah Safianu. .. Adossi Mawufemor.. Usher Gd.. .. . . ... . . Barbara Kozegah (Mrs) . .... . . .. . . .. . . ... . Esq... ... . .. . .. . . . .. .... . . .. ..... . . . .. . Driver Gd.. . ... .. .... . . .. . .. . .. ..... . . II 9.. ... .. . . .. . . Esq..... . .. . Alexander Adjei.. OFFICERS –– Contd. . Esq.... . . . Esq. .... .. Esq..... .. . James Ofosu-Mensah. .. . Esq... .. . Usher Gd. . .. Benjamin Sackey. . Driver Gd. Esq...... .. . . . Chief Driver 4. Nelson Kwadzo Dey. .. . .. ... . Esq... Esq. ... . ... .. .. Fredrick Amoako. . . Esq. . Senior Driver 14. .. .. . . . .. .. ..... Driver Gd.. .. Assistant Security Guard 16. Jacob Abunyewah. ...Watchman 11. ... ... . Watchman 3... . Richard Omenako Ansah. . . Esq.. Esq.. . ........ . . Dery Benoah.. . . . .. .. . . .... . . . Driver Gd. .. . Prosper Tusah.. . .. . . .. . . . . .. .. . . .. .. . . . .. ... .... . .. .. . . Vida Osabutey (Mrs.... Grace Ntiriwah Duah (Ms.. . Asst. Sandra Asafua Ocran . Esq.. .. Kwotua. . . . Chief Driver 6.... . . ..... . ..... . . ... Driver Gd... . . .. . ... . .. .III 11. . .. . ... .. . . Alexander Afriyie... .... .. Security Guard 11.. .. .... . . . .. . .... .... . . . . .. . . .... .. .. Esq. Joseph Kwakye. ..... Esq.... .Assistant Security Guard 35.......... .. .. ... . . . ... .... . .. . Esq.... .... Christian Thomas Sam. Driver Gd... . ... Esq.. . ......... . . . Kpelimnyanba.. .. .. . . Samuel Acheampong.. . . .. .. .... . ... . III TRANSPORT UNIT 1. Nortey. Esq . Driver Gd . Torto.. . . .. . Albert Benyimse.. Watchman 16. . Joseph Puopila Bonye.... .. . .. . .. Assistant Security Guard 23. Esq.... . Sigismond Abbey... . . .. .. Usher Gd. . . . Adu. .. . ... .. .... . ..... .. . . . I 30... . . . . . ... . . . . Richard K.. . . ... .. Julius Zigah... ..) ........ . . .. .. . Esq. .. . . ..... Esq. .. . . ... . . . . Esq. . .. . ... . . . Isaac Dankwa. Ebenezer Tawiah. . ....Assistant Security Guard 29. .. . Assistant Security Guard 17. . . .... ... . Esq. Assistant Security Guard 18. Esq. ... I 19. . . .. Tetteh Adjabeng.. . . ... . . ..... . . . .. Senior Usher 4. . .. ... .. . . .. . ... .. Esq.. . ... ... . ... ... .. . . . . Abdul-Rashid Musah Samari... ... . . Owusu-Mensah Achiaw.. ....... .. ... . ..... . . . . . .. Driver Gd. Esq... . .. . ...... .. . ... .... . . .. . .. Watchman 7. .. .. .. Senior Driver 8.. .... .... Esq. .. Senior Driver 10. . .. . . . . . .. Foster Donkor. . . .. . . Security Guard 10.... . . .... .. Usher Gd. . . . .. . .. . . Harrison Edusei. .. Esq. . . Karimu Seidu Bogobiri.. .... . .. .. . ... . . .. . Watchman 9. I 32. . .. . Driver Gd. II 37. . Driver Gd. . Prosper Appekey. . . . .. . Assistant Security Guard II Watchmen 1.... Usher Gd..... . . Emefah S. . .. Esq. Godwin Buckman........ .... . Driver Gd... . ... . . .... . Andrews Kwasi Wiemfo. .. .. Esq. . ... ..... ..Assistant Security Guard 34. .. .. .. . Esq .. . Esq. .. Abdudu Rahiman Sia. . .... . .. ... . . .. ... . Senior Driver 12...... . Driver Gd. .. I 22.... ... Grace Naadu Ashiley (Mrs. .. Michael Asak. .Assistant Security Guard 20. . . Assistant Security Guard 28. Senior Driver 13. .. .. . Kingsford Aidoo. . . ..... Driver Gd. Dennis Anyomi.. .. . .. . ..... Esq. . . . . . . ... .. . .. Samba Kardo. Atinga Ayamdor. .. . .. . . . David Tigapius Dinga. . . ... .. ... . ... .. . .... .. Francis Crentsil. .. . .. . Esq.. . I 27.. Awuni Azuri. .... . .. ..... . .. . Esq. Kingsley Adossi . Asst. . . ....... . ... . .. .. ...... . ... . Watchman 6. . Usher Gd..Senior Driver 18..... . . II 10. .. ... .. .. .. I 6.. Esq. . . . . Charles Kweku James. . . Esq...... Clement Seibik. .. . . . .. .. . .. . Amin Mohammed. .... . .. . . . Esq. James Quartey..... . Esq. . Richard A. . . .. .. .. .. . ... . .. . . ... . Chief Driver 7... ... .. .. . Esq..... . .. . .. . .. .. . . . .... . . . .. Asst. ... . . .. Daniel K....... Security Guard 12. .. . Esq.... Esq. . . . ..... ... . Senior Driver 15. . . ... . . ....... .. . .. . ... Esq.... ... . I 24. .... .. Usher Gd. . .. . . ... .. . .. .. . .. Chief Driver 5... I 23. . Assistant Security Guard 19. Usher Gd...... Driver Gd.. .. . . Michael Akuamoah Boateng....Assistant Security Guard 33. .. . Esq .. Principal Usher ... . ... . Esq. . . Esq.. Esq. .. ...... . . .. . Martin Nwinesonga Nah.. I 5. .. .... .. Esq........ Watchman 18. . .. . . ... .. . .. Esq... . Esq.... . . Jonathan Obuobi. .. . . . ...... .. .. Esq. . . . . III 14.. . . . . . . . Watchman 15... Charles Poribo. . ... . I 29.. .... . Ohene Boadu Osman... . . . . .. . .. Sonnoma Abdul-Aziz Kaayora. .. Esq....... . . . . .. . . . .. .. .. .. . .. ..Usher Gd... Watchman 8... . . . . . ... . .. . .. Esq.. . ... . . I 28. .. ... . . .. .. .. ... . .. ..... . . . . ..... . .. . .... Usher Gd.. . . . . Security Guard 15. . Patrick Sevor. ... Nicholas Tei Mac-Carthy. .. ... .... . . ... .. . Gabriel Atutra.......... . .. Esq. .... . . . . . . . . .. .. . .. .. Watchman 12.. . Esq. . .. ..... . . . . .. .... . ... . I 21.. .)..I 8... Esq. . ... .. ... . .. .. .. .. . . . . . ..... Senior Usher xviii 3. . . . Esq. .. . .. . . Ignatius Adom. .. ... . . Esq... .. .) . . Assistant Security Guard 24. . . . . Esq.. . . .. Esq. .. .. .. Assistant Security Guard 27... .. ..... ... ....... Watchman Chamber Ushers 1. . .. .. .. . .. . .. ... ...... .. Ibrahim Mohammed. . Ivy Naa Dedei Hammond (Mrs..... . . .. . .. .. . Driver Gd.... . Esq. Assistant Security Guard 21.. . . . .. . . . ... I 33. . I 34... ... . . 8.. ... .. . .. .. ... . . .. . .. Esq.. Christopher Dogbey.. . .. . . Esq.. . .... . . .. Esq. . . . .. ... ... Esq. Felix Kofitu. .. . .. . . .... . . . . .. .. . . I 31. .. ... . .... . . Esq. .... . . Transport Officer 2. .. . Transport Assistant 3.... .. . .. .. .. Watchman 17.. . .. ...... .. Esq.. . .. ...III 12.. ... Amadu Samba Kardo. .. . .. ...... ... . . . .. .. . . .. . . .Assistant Security Guard 30. .... .. . Samuel Adondiwo. ... .. .. . ... Esq..... Emmanuel O. .... . . .. Esq. . ... John Frimpong-Manso.. .. ... ... .. ... . ... Esq. .... . ... . .... . .. . . ... ..) ... Nestor Agbetsivi. .. . . John Kennedy Babo Brown... . ......... . . .. ... . .. .. .... . ... Maxwell Tetteh.. Senior Driver 9. . .. .. .. .. Esq.. . . .. .. .. .. ... .. .... . . . . . . .. . . . . . . Adongo Alhassan... . .... Esq. ... I 7. . .. .... .. . .. . . Usher Gd.. . . .. .. .. .. Athanasius Walter Baaku. .. Esq.. III 15... .... Esq. .... . . . . . Osumanu Atinga. .. . .. . II 38. . . . . . I 26. .. . . . I 25. . . . . Sampson K... Gilbert Nana Nyarko.. Agana Asosiga... .. . .. .. . Esq... . . ... . . Driver Gd. . . . . . .xvii OFFICERS –– Contd.. Esq.. .. .. Kojo Adongo. . . Roland Ofori........ James Baba Atinga. Watchman 14.... . ..... . .. .. Eric Mensah. .. . .. . .. .. 2. II .... ... Esq. ...... . Esq. .. Kingsley Agyemang. . Esq. Assistant Security Guard 31. . .. .. . . . . .. .... ..... .. . . . . I 35 Haruna Bashiru.... . ..... .. . . . Watchman 10... . ..... Sulev Ocran Sackey.. . . . .. . .. . . .. . . Assistant Security Guard 25. John Paul Tetteh Doku .. . . . . .... . . . .. .. . .. Watchman 5. . . Senior Security Guard II 9.. . . . ... . .. . .. .. . ..... . . . . . . . Francis Ake.. ... ... .. . . . Abraham T.. . . ... . . ..Senior Driver 16. Esq . Esq... . . .. . Senior Driver 11.. Esq... . .. .. .. . . III 13... III 16.... Charles Amoah. Watchman 2. .. Sampson Eshun...... ... . Esq. . . . ... . . . . . . ... Driver Gd. . Esq. Esq. . . ... . Mukaila Mohammed.... .. Usher Gd... I 36.... . ... . Esq.. Watchman 13. Prosper Bomansah. . ... . .... . Amponsah-Odame.. . .. . .. .. .. Cletus Naah.. Esq. .. .. . . . . .. ..... . . ....Security Guard 14.. . Driver Gd.. ... .Senior Driver 17... .... . ....... (On Contract) .. . .. Christian Anku.....

.. .. .. .. .. Artisan Gd. 40. . . .. III 63. ... ... ... . .. Regina Paula Gbevedzi.. .. . . ... . .. 4. ... Esq.. . . .. . Esq... .... ... .. ..... . .. I (Airconditioner Mechanic) 11. . . Driver Gd... ... Daniel Attor. III (Plumbing) .. Driver Gd. . . 10. . . . . . Senior Technical Officer (Draughtsman) 2.... (On Contract) . .. . ........ .. .. . . . ... . Driver Gd. .. Ebenezer Koomson. ....... . . ... .... . . . . .. . Wisdom Agornyo. . . . .Maintenance Officer 2. . . Richard Sam.. .... ... . . .... . Samuel Panyin. . .. ... . . . . Driver Gd. . . .. . . . . . . . .. ... .. .. ... Esq. .. . ... George K. ... .. . Kenny Opare-Addo. .. . ... . . . .. . .. 4.. 2. . ........ .... ... . .. .... ... Labourer ... 4. .. . .. Danladi Assah.. .. . Esq.. III (Airconditioner Mechanic) .. . . ..... III (Carpentry) . . .. ...... ... Esq. ... Isaac Quayson. Esq.... .. . . Labourer/Gardener ... .. . . . . Samuel Kwame Aweregiya.. . Prince Kabenla Quaidooh Esq.. . Driver Gd... Stephen Adu. Senior Cleaner . .. .. . .. .. ... .. . T. . .... .. . 19. . . .. Appiah Nkansah..Driver Gd... Thelma Anim Agyei (Ms) ..... Esq.. .. .. . Esq... . . . Driver Gd.... . . . . .. .. ... Artisan Gd. . .. Esq. ... Blebo.. .. Driver Gd. . Labourer .. . .. . . . Driver Gd. . . Clerical Assistant xx OFFICERS –– Contd.. .... Esq.. Esq.. . . . . Stephen Adjei-Baffour. . . . .... .. . .. ..III (Masonary) 15. Theophilus Ntow. . Esq.. Esq... .. . . Technical Officer (Plumbing) 6. . II 41....... .. .. .... .. .. .. ..... . Driver Gd...... . .. Esq. ... 8. .. . .. ... 20... .. ......) ... .. Technical Officer(Airconditioner Mechanic) 7. .. . . . ... . .. Esq. . IIi 56. . . .. Esq. .. . . .. .. . Labourer . .Senior Labourer .. . . . . .. Sampson Appiah.. ... .... Driver Gd. . .. ... . Cleaner Gardeners Artisans 1... ... .. . James Amoah.. .. .... . . Artisan Gd...... . .. . Eric Stone Adjei.. . . Artisan Gd.. .... . Michael Dzamenu . Issaka Gariba. .. . . George Asante.. .II (Carpentry) 9.... . Labourer ... III 64.. . .. .. ... . . . 5.... 10.. Eric Badipan. ... . .... .. . Esq. .. .. ....... Cleaner . . 18. . Christian Osei Bonsu. Elizabeth Kotey (Ms... . II 44. .. Godwin K. ... ... .... Technical Officer (Electrical) 4.. .. . . .. ... . .. Esq... . . .. . . . ....... ..... .. .. . . . 11. III . . I (Carpentry) 8....... 11. . .. . ... .. Esq. .. . . .. . .. Solomon B. .. Artisan Gd.. . . . .. Mawuena Dodo. Driver Gd. . . Paul Tetteh. . ... ..... . . ... Technical Officer (Plumbing) 5.. . .... Turkson.. .... . ... Esq. . 2.. . Maxwell N. . . . .. Driver Gd. Asiedu... ... . . . Driver Gd.. .. . . .. . ... . . . . .. .. Tollo Mahamadu. . . . Esq. ..... . . ... .. . . . Esq. ... . . . Cleaner .. .. .... . Owusu. . . .. .. ...... 9.. . . . . .. . ..... . . . (Ms) . . . .. . . ... . II (Electrical) 12... .. . Ansrodja. . . .. . . . Eric Ofori.. . .... . 7. . . . .. . .. .. . . .. .. ... .. A.. .. . . . ... ... . Patrick Akolgo. . Emmanuel Ackon. Craftsman (Carpenter) . II 47. . Esq. . .. .. ..... . ... 17... . . ... .. . Akwei.. Peter Tusah. ... . . . . . ......... . .. ......II (Plumbing) 13... . . . . .... 8... . Edward Yeko. II 49. ... .. . . .. Driver Gd. III 61... . Labourer .. .... . ... . .. . ..... . . Ibrahim Ali. . ... . . . Michael Duah. Senior Technical Officer (Electrical) 3. Esq. . Assistant Director (Works & Projects) 3. III 60. . Benedicta Nai (Ms) . Esq. (Ms) ... .. . .II (Carpentry) 10. ... . . ... ..... III 58... Esq. . ... . Fredrick Kumi... . . SeniorLabourer .. Labourer . . Esq.. . Esq.. . . ....... . . Senior Cleaner ... .. 12.. .. .. .. . ... . . . . . Joseph Kwesi Moore.. .. .. Cleaner . .. Emmanuel Kwaku Kemevor..... .. Saviour Sefakor Kpodo.. .. ... III 62. David Tetteh Ankomah. . ....I (Masonary) 14. ... . .. . . . Nicholas Kpakpo-Brown.. . . . . . . . Labourer Cleaners 1. Esq. . .... .. Ahiabu. ... . ... . .. . . .. .. Emmanuel A. .. .... .. ....III 65.. ... .. . ... . .. . .. . .. . . 2. . . .. . Abdul Hamid Mohammed. . .. ..... Driver Gd. .. Kofi Safo-Duodu. ... .... .. . . . . . .. . (On Contract) . . . .. . 6.. . ...... Ernest Ofori .. . .. John Kedzi.. ... Abubakar Ishaaq. .. .. ..... .. ... . Artisan Gd. .. ..... . .. . .. .. Esq. . . .. . . .. ...... .. . ... . . Moses Annang Adjei.. . .. .. Artisan Gd. . ... John Akurante.. . . ... . . S.. ... Francis K.. .. ... . . .. . Esq. .. . II 48.. . . . .. . III .. ...... ..... . . . 5.. . .. II 45..... . . Esq. Joseph Kudjo Adzre. .... ... . .. .. .. . . . ..... . . . .. 7.. .. . Driver Gd. . . . John Anabie. ... .. Samuel Atsiako... .. Esq. Esq. .. . 6. . Andrews Tei Pinto..... . . . . .... Esq.... .. .. ... . ... 3. . .. Technical Assistant Gd. .. ..... . Cleaner ... III 59.. Artisan Gd.... .... . Driver Gd..... Cleaner . . . . . . . Richard D. . . . ... . .... Esq.. .. .. II 43. ... . . . . .. . .. . Artisan Gd. . . Esq.. Esq. . Esq. Solomon Coffie. .. . . . . . . . . ... Esq.. .. . .... .. . . . . . Esq . .. .. Senior Labourer . . ......... . . .. Esq. .. ..... .... . . . Driver Gd III DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT 1. Cleaner . .. Patrick Kwaku Asare Adofo.... . . ... . . . 22. . . Moses Tetteh Ashong. .. . Esq. .. III 52. Esq. . .... . Technical Assistant Gd.. ...... .. Divine Akpah. . . Esq. . .. . . Driver Gd. ... Driver Gd. .. . . . . 3... . III 53.. Labourer .. . . ...... .. .. . . Esq. .. ..... Driver Gd.) ... . .... . ... .. ..... . . Mary Dodoo (Ms) . Augustina Ayitey Adjin (Mrs. .. Maxwell Asamoah. . .. ... Esq. Cleaner .. Craftsman (Electrical) Labourers 1. . 9. . .. Albert K.. . Akorley. ... . . . ... . ... . ... .... .. Emmanuel Dodoo.. .) .. Isaac Tekper Narh. ... . Esq. .. . . . 16... .. . ... Esq. . . . . . .. ..... .. ... . . . ... .. ... ... . . ... Esq. . ... . .... .. III 55... . . Esq. Cleaner . . . ....... .. . Michael Lamquaye Lamptey. .. ... . ... . . . Esq... .... . Esq . II 51.. .. .. . . ... ... ..... . Esq. ... Driver Gd. . . . .. . ... .... ... Esq. .. .. . . . Stella Boadi (Ms.. .. ... Paulina Entsie (Ms) . Driver Gd. .. ... . Technical Officer (Electrical) 1. .. . . . .... . .. .. . Esq. Fredrick Gyebi.. III 57..... Gardener . . ... .. Esq. .. . ... . . . . . .. . .. .. Esq. .... ... ... . Esq.. Michael Bozie... . . .. . . III 54.. . Driver Gd. Gardener . . . 21..... .. Esq. .. . .. .. . . .. . .. .... Esq.. . . . .. . . . . .. . . . . ... . . .... .. II 42. Ben. . .. ... . . . Helena Antwi..Artisan Gd. Driver Gd. ... .. .. Emmanuel Kudah... .xix OFFICERS –– Contd.... . . . .... . . Senior Typist 4. .. .. .. .. .. ... . Anyetei Issifu... .... ... ... II 50.... Esq..... .. . Esq... . . Cleaner .. .. Esq.... II 46. Gardener . Esq... . ..... . Michael Aleh. Esq.. .. ... ... ...... .. Esq. . Artisan Gd. 3.

My Ref. I hereby declare Mr Edward Doe Adjaho duly elected to take the Chair of this House as Speaker in accordance with Order 8 (6). which provides that: Majority Leader (Hon Dr Benjamin Kunbuor): Thank you very much. which provides that if a person only is proposed. Chairman. the writs are deemed duly tabled.” It is also important to note that under Standing Order 8 (5): “A Member. writs of election for the 2012. C/EC/OPS/06/SF. Dr Benjamin Kunbuor. addressing himself to the Clerk. PRAYERS Dear Sir. Members of Parliament-elect. 7 January. 2012 FIRST MEETING. Anyimadu. 2012. your attention is further drawn to article 95 (1) of the 1992 Constitution which requires that the Speaker of Parliament be elected by Members of Parliament from among persons who are Members of Parliament or qualify to be elected as Members of Parliament. 12. Clerk to Parliament (Mr Emmanuel K.m.” Hon Members of Parliament-elect.” Pursuant to Standing Order 8(5) of the Standing Orders to this House. Member of Parliament-elect for Nandom Constituency. Kindly acknowledge receipt. Hon Members of Parliament-elect. “Any person who sits or votes in the House knowing or having reasonable grounds for knowing that he is not entitled to do so commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to such penalty as shall be prescribed by or under an Act of Parliament. Anyimadu: Members of Parliament-elect. Mr Henry Ford Kamel. there being no other nominations. Mr Anyimadu: Thank you. I.” Hon Members. addressing himself to the Clerk. Clerk to Parliament. Mr Osei Kyei-MensahBonsu for seconding the Motion. I now invite nominations. I beg to second the motion moved by my Colleague and compatriot. Mr Emmauel K. 2012 and that I have notified the Electoral Commission as required by law. I propose Hon Edward Doe Koblah Adjaho as Speaker. on Monday. Hon Members of Parliament-elect. Accra. I wish to also inform you that the Member of Parliament-elect for the Buem Constituency. Member of Parliament-elect.1 CLERK TO PARLIAMENT PARLIAMENT HOUSE ACCRA. I do have the consent of Hon Edward Doe Adjaho for this proposal. the 7th day of January. to be the place and twenty-five minutes past twelve midnight. it is my honour and privilege to inform you that I have received from the Electoral Commission (EC). No. May I also refer you to Standing Order 8 (4) which states: “No person shall be proposed as Speaker unless the person has given his consent to be nominated.25 a.” Hon Members of Parliament-elect. I wish to repeat: “A Member. 4 person to the House as its Speaker and shall move that such person “do take the Chair of this House as Speaker” which motion must be seconded without debate. Memberelect. shall propose such person to the House as its Speaker and shall move that such person “do take the Chair of this House as Speaker” which motion must be seconded without debate. shall propose such Chairman. .m. for the nomination. I beg to move. I also wish to refer to Standing Order 112. Accra 18th December. 2013 Monday. that he takes the Chair as Speaker of the House of the Sixth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. he shall be declared elected and conducted to the Chair without any Question being put –– Standing Order 8 (6). appointed under article 124 of the Constitution and pursuant to Standing Order 8 (3) of the Standing Orders of Parliament.35 a. (Sgd) KWADWO SARFO-KANTANKA DEPUTY CHAIRMAN (OPS). in accordance with Standing Order 8 (2) and pursuant to Order 109 (1) of the Standing Orders relating to quorum and decision -making. by this communication. Mr Anyimadu: Thank you.3 THE ELECTION OF SPEAKER PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES OFFICIAL REPORT IN THE FIRST MEETING OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE SIXTH PARLIAMENT OF THE FOURTH REPUBLIC OF GHANA WHICH OPENED ON 7TH JANUARY 2013 IN THE TWENTY-FIRST YEAR OF THE FOURTH REPUBLIC FOURTH SERIES FIRST VOLUME OF SESSION VOLUME 80 THE PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA “Electoral Commission Head Office. are there any other nominations? Members of Parliament-elect. Emmanuel K. 7th January. do hereby appoint Parliament House. Members of Parliament-elect. Anyimadu): In the exercise of the powers conferred on the Clerk to Parliament. Dr Benjamin Kunbuor. Any Member-elect to second the nomination? Minority Leader (Mr Osei KyeiMensah-Bonsu): Mr Chairman. I am satisfied that there is quorum in the House and that I can proceed with the election of the Speaker. 2013 Submission of Writs of Election (Parliamentary Elections) I wish to submit to you 275 Writs of Election for Parliamentary elections conducted in all the Constituencies in the country on 7th December. I shall proceed to read the transmitter letter to you. 2013 The House met a 12. passed on to eternity on 25th December. 2013 to be the time at which Parliament shall Sit to elect a Speaker and Deputy Speakers and for the administration of oaths to the Speaker and Members of the Sixth Parliament of the Fourth Republic.

[Interruption. I do. Hon Members of Parliament-elect. I also have the legacies of two distinguished Rt Hon Speakers–– the late Peter Ala Adjatey and Daniel Francis Annan–– to live up to. Members of the Diplomatic Corps. Adjaho): Order! Order! [Uproar] Her Ladyship.45 a. ACCEPTANCE SPEECH BY THE SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT Mr Speaker (Mr Edward D. I also pledge to discharge my duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Constitution. before I move on to administer the Oath.5 7 January. Mr Speaker-elect. nationalism and devotion as we explore the rich tenets of consensus building and bi-partisanship in carrying out the responsibilities of this House. Hon Members-elect. all Members-elect for their support. you have been duly elected to the high office of the Speaker of the House. Exactly twenty years ago. Hon Members-elect. As the first female Speaker in our country’s history.m. .Addo and Rt Hon Ebenezer Sekyi Hughes.m. I have handed over the title of the “forces of darkness” to the Hon Minority Leader. the President of the Pan-African Parliament. let us therefore. Mrs Justice Georgina Wood and took the Speaker’s Chair. I ask you all to remember that we serve this Parliament and the people of Ghana. I do look forward to this great challenge with the hope that I will serve the House and uphold its dignity as the first Member of the country’s Parliament to become the Speaker of the House in recent memory. Coincidentally. Again. Let us renew our sense of patriotism. thank you very much for this honour and I look forward to being a true servant of this House. the Clerk to Parliament and staff. Both taught me many. may I request the proposers of the Speaker-elect to conduct him into the Chamber? [Mr Edward Doe Adjaho was conducted into the Chamber. I will be guided by her experience and the approach that she showed in the way she presided over this House. the Leadership of the House and indeed. I. Let me assure you that. the two were products of my alma mater. [Hear! Hear!] It has been twenty years for me in this Parliament and I have learnt a lot from the staff of Parliament at all levels. my constituents and I accept it with deep gratitude and affection. Administered by Mr Speaker. they have been enormous block of support over the last two decades. [Laughter. my family. let us remember that we are not here on our own and that this House is composed of more than one side.] The seat of the Akatsi South constituency is vacant. Accra Academy. Justice Joyce BamfordAddo has been a great mentor and guide to me in the discharge of my duties as the First Deputy Speaker of the Fifth Parliament of the Fourth Republic. So. I wish to assure the Hon Minority Leader that in the performance of my duties.] Hon Members-elect. K. many things and I am incredibly grateful and appreciative for their kindness and guidance while I was serving in Leadership as a young politician. 2013 day will come when this huge and challenging responsibility will be placed on me. [MR SPEAKER] I must say that I am boundlessly grateful to God the Almighty. will bring the vast experience acquired over the past twenty years in the House to my new role. today’s ceremony is a great honour done me. [Hear! Hear!] I want to record my many thanks to my Friends. obviously. So I do need to thank them at the outset for their priceless and indispensable support and service. diligence. Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen. therefore. Hon Members. I will draw upon the great legacy of our immediate past Speakers. I will be guided by the tenets of discipline. be focused on the business of this House and learn to conduct ourselves with utmost discipline. I request your support and co-operation. Do you submit to the will of the House? Mr Edward Doe Adjaho: Yes. Mr Anyimadu: Congratulations.] Mr Anyimadu: Hon Edward Doe Adjaho. maturity and fairness. 12. the party that I belong to and all of you for the confidence and trust that you have reposed in me this morning. I am deeply honoured and humbled by this gesture from both sides of the House. Hon Members-elect. humility. I now respectfully invite Her Ladyship.] Before I conclude. I entered Parliament as a young man filled with zeal to represent the people of Avenor/Ave in the Volta Region. I would like to state that by virtue of article 97 of the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana. humility. No side of this House can fully accomplish the task required of us without the input of the other side. I am honoured. My determination will be to preside over this House in order to further deepen the practice of parliamentary democracy in Speaker of Parliament 8 Ghana. Indeed.] To the Hon Member for Sekondi. Without our electorates.55 a.] 12. OATHS The following Hon Members took and subscribed to the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of a Member of Parliament. At all times. 2013 [MR ANYIMADU] At this juncture. without our staff. the Chief Justice to administer the Oath of Allegiance and the Speaker’s Oath. I will not be “capricious” and “whimsical” –– [Laughter. dignity and respect. on my part. the Media. To this end. Parliamentary Rules and Regulations. little did I know that a 6 7 Acceptance Speech by the 7 January. let us uphold the sanctity and dignity of this institution. we would start with the Oath of Allegiance. I have the pleasure to acknowledge –– [Pause. without the Parliamentary Press Corps and the media generally and without our families. in all my endeavours. I vacate my seat. the Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana. we cannot do this job. Hon Papa OwusuAnkomah. I am about to administer the Oath but I have to find out from you whether you have the two Oaths –– that of Allegiance and that of a Member of Parliament. May God guide us all in performing our parliamentary duties. my constituents who elected me. Rt Hon Justice Joyce Bamford. particularly in difficult circumstances. [Mr Edward Doe Adjaho took and subscribed the Oath of Allegiance and Speaker’s Oath administered by the Chief Justice.

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Esq. –– PNC .... ....... ... .. ... . Effiduase/Asokore Agyenim-Boateng. Francis K..... ... .. .. –– NDC .. –– NPP .. ....... .. Oforikrom Agyemang. .. ....... ... . ....... . . .... . ..... –– NDC . . Klottey Korle Asiamah. .. –– NDC . ... Esq.. –– NDC.......... ...... ... .... .... Esq.. ... .. . .. –– NPP.. Benjamin Kofi... ..... –– NDC .... .. . ........ ... . ... ... Ahafo Ano South West Adusei.. ..... .. .. Garu Azumah. ... Esq. . Namoro Sanda...... Esq. ... . Kwasi Boateng.... .. . ............. . Ablekuma South . ......... . ... . .. .. .. . .. ........ Richard. . .... .. ............ .. . .. . ... Isaac Kwame. –– NPP . Yaw....... .... ..... . –– NDC .... . . .... .. . ........... ..... –– NPP . Francis. . Esq.. Esq. . –– NPP . .. . Esq...... . . .. .. .. –– NPP..... .... Esq.. –– NDC . ... .. ............ ... . ...... .. . . .. . ..... . ..... . .. Dahamani..... .. .. Esq... Sefwi-Wiawso Aidoo.... . .... Sampson. Noah Ben.. .. .... . Kwabena Amankwa. .. .... .. Kwaku....... . . .... . . . ...... . Mutawakilu.....Akrofuom Appoh. Esq. . .. North Tongu Aboagye.. ..... Abuakwa South Alhassan. .. . . ... ... . . ... ... . . . . ..... . ... . .. . –– NDC . Esq. . ... . ... ..... –– NDC ... .. ......... .. .... . ... .. . . Mion Alhassan.. .. . . . ...... .......... ...... ... .... ..New Juaben Adomako-Mensah... ... ... . . –– NPP . ...... Fritz Frederic. .... .... ... Alex... ... ...... E.. . Bia East Ackah........ Esq..... ...... . . .. ..... . . .. ........ –– NDC . ....... ........ ..... ... .... ........... .. .... . . . ... .. . . .. .. . .. ... Kwame Seth. . . .. ......... .. Afadzato South Ameyaw-Cheremeh. ... . Assin North Amenowode. ...... .... ... –– NPP .............. ...... . ... .... . . ... . Richard Winfred (Dr) ––NPP . ..... ... .. . Esq.. . . Nsuta-Kwamang/ Beposo Asante-Boateng. . (retd)) –– NDC ........ . Esq... .................. . . –– NDC . Alexander Kwamina.. .. . .... . ....... . . .. ... . 2013 12 [MR SPEAKER] [MR SPEAKER] Ablakwa.... . Sagnarigu Alhassan.. .... .. . .. .. Ahanta West Aboagye-Gyedu... Esq. .. Esq. ..... ... .. .. .. ..... .. . ..... ... . ... . ... . ... .... .. .. . Joseph Sam.. Magnus Kofi .. .. . .... Ahmed... ... . .... Binduri Baani....... .. Emmanuel Nii –– NDC .. . ........... . Agotime-Ziope Azure... ... .. .. Esq... Atwima-Mponua Asiamah.... Esq.... Georgina Nkrumah (Ms) –– NDC .... . . Frank Boakye.... .. ...... .... Esq. Sunyani East Amoah. . . . .... .. . . ... .. David Tempane. ... .... .... .. ......... .. –– NDC ... Mpraeso Acheampong.. Twumasi Kwame......... Kwabena... ..... . . .... Kpone-Akatamanso Agalga. Ayawaso North Aidoo... . ......... Nkoranza South Agyeman.. Bashir Fuseini... Esq. . ...... . .... ... .. . .. .... .. . . . ...... ... . Esq. Opam-Brown Emmanuel.. Patricia (Ms) –– NPP ... .. .... Asante Akim South Ashie-Moore.. .... .. .... . . .. Kwame.. . .. Rachel Florence (Ms) –– NDC . .... .. ..... Esq.. .. ... .... ..... Esq... .. Mahama....... .. Upper Denkyira East Amoatey. Ayensuano Ayine. . . Yilo Krobo Ampofo.. .. . Mustapha Maj (Dr) (Alh) –– NDC . . ........ Esq................... ..... .. .. –– NPP ........... . . ...... ... .. . Hemang/Lower/Denkyira Anim.. . .. New Juaben South Assumeng..... Moses... Bawku Central Ayeh. . . Seidu (Alhaji) –– NDC ...... . ... Bongo Abrah... ... .. Daniel Kingsley. ... .. ....... ..... Irene Naa Torshie (Mrs) –– NPP . Rosemund Comfort (Ms) –– NPP . . Esq. Pele. .. . . ... .. . ... Sekyere Afram Plains Adu...... ... ... .. . . ......... .... ...... (Dr) –– NDC ... .... . . .... . –– NPP . ....... –– NPP . .. (Mrs) –– NDC ..... ... . . ...... Karaga Amadu..... . . Dominic A.. –– IND. ... . ...... .. . Afutu Afful. Samuel Atta.... Cdr.... .... ... . . Esq. Esq.. ... . .. ....... ..... ... .. Sunyani West Ayamba.. –– NDC ... .. . . . .... . ..... Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa Abongo.. . –– NDC ..... . . . Mumuni. . .. . ............ –– NDC .. .... Esq.. Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Aboah... ... . ... . Grace (Ms) –– NPP .... . . ... Nana.. Esq... ... . ... ... .. .. ... Asante Akim North Agyeman-Manu... .. .. –– NPP .. Esq......... Lawra Abubakari.... . . .. .. ..... ... ...... Esq.. . . ... Esq... ... . Cletus Apul. Osei Bonsu...... Juaben Andoh. . .... ... .... .. ... Esq......... . .. Ignatius Baffour. . ... . . –– NDC . ... .... .. .... ... .. –– NPP . .. ... . .... .... .... .... . .. Esq........ ... Owusu Afriyie (Dr) –– NPP .. . .. .. Kojo (Dr) –– NPP ... .. ...... . ..... .... . .... . ... .. . .... ........ . ......... –– NPP .. –– NDC .. Daboya/Mankarigu Baffour. ... ... ...... .. ... –– NDC . ...... . ... 2013 10 11 Oaths 7 January. . ... ... Esq. .... ... . –– NDC . . ... . ...... ... . ..... ... . .. .. Esq. . Jomoro Anane.Gomoa Central Arthur...... ..... .... .. ... .... Berekum West Ahi. ... .. . . . . ... . .. ....... . ........... Stephen M. ... . ......... . . . .... ..... .. ... ... . . ....... Ama Pomaa (Ms) –– NPP .. .. .... .. . .... Nelson Abudu.. Evans Paul... Okaikoi South Arthur... Boniface Gambila. ... ... . ... ..... ... ... .. Ahafo Ano North Afenyo-Markin... ... . Esq...... . . ... Esq....... ... ........ .. ...... Elizabeth (Ms) –– NPP . ..... ..... ... Robert Kwasi....... ... –– NPP ..... .. . .. –– NDC . Esq.. Laadi Ayii.. . . . . ........ –– NDC . . . . Weija/Gbawe Abu. ... . . Esq.. . . . ... Ashaiman Agbodza.. Kwasi... ... .. . ... Esq..... Chereponi Azumah-Mensah....... .... . .... ........... .. . ......... . ... ... .......... Esq.. .. .. .. . .. ....... .. Sene West Anaman.... . ... ... –– NPP . . Esq.. .... –– NPP ... Nii Armah..... .... . . ... ... Esq.... . ... –– NDC .. .... –– NPP .. . . ..... ...... .. . ... Samuel Ato.. .. . George Kwame..... . Trobu Annor-Dompreh. .... . . . Salaga South Abuga..... Nhyiaeso Andoh.. . Pusiga Ayariga...... Esq.... . ..... ..... . .. ..... . Salaga North Alhassan. .. . –– NDC .. . ... ..... . .. .. .. .. .. . Esq. . ...... ........ .. . Achiase Amoah.. .... ....... ... .. .... . .... . .. . . ... . Kwadaso Akyea... .... .. ............ ... Esq.. . ... –– NPP ...... .. Esq. Asante Akim Central Appiagyei. . ... . .. .. .... ..... Upper Denkyira West Ayeh-Paye...... . . .. Dominic Azimbe... ... ... Esq. .. ... . .. ... . ............ ....... ... . Esq. Samson. –– NPP . .......... .... . . . .. .... .. Esq............ ... . ... .. ... ... ... .. –– NPP .. . –– NDC ...... –– NDC . . ... ..... . Kwame. . ...... Esq. . . Francis Kojo. . . . . George Kofi.... .. . .......... .. .. . Esq. .. .. ... –– NDC . .. .. Kwabena Mintah... .... Jaman South Afotey-Agbo...... . . Mampong Addo.. . Esq..... Nabdam Adakudugu... .. ........ .. . . . Builsa South Azumah........ . .. .... ... ....... . ...... Tempane Adam.. .. –– NPP . Samuel.. . .. .. . ... ... . . .. ...... . .. Esq. . . .... . ..... . . ... .... . Esq. . ..... .... Esq.. . ... .. –– NDC ... .. Esq... ... . . ....... . . Gomoa West Arthur...... ..Upper West Akim Ambre. ........ Joseph Zaphenat... ..... . ........ ... ... . .... .. ....... .... Kwasi... Esq. .. . .... ... ..... . . . Ayawaso West Wuogon Agyekum.... . . . . .... ...... . Suaman Adagbila.. ............. –– NPP ..... ... .. .. .. ..... .. ....... ...... . .. –– NDC . .. . ... .. .. –– NPP . Emmanuel Kwadwo. . .... . .. Bodi Ahmed. Esq.. Builsa North Agbesi..... . .... . . . ... . . ... . .. .... . . ..... ... –– NDC ... .. .. .............. Ablekuma North Appiah-Kubi. . .. . ....... . . . Ibrahim Dey (Alhaji) –– NDC .. . ..... . Esq. Manso-Adubia Adjei. ... Stephen Nana Ato (Dr) –– NPP ....... ... . Shai-Osudoku Atta-Boafo. ... ... .. . .. ... Samuel Okudzeto. . ... ........ –– NDC .. . .. Baba Jamal Mohammed. Esq. –– NDC . . ..... ..... . Esq...... –– NPP . –– NPP .... –– NPP ... . –– NPP ...... ..... Justice Joe.... ... . ... .. Esq... .. .. ... ... .... .. . Yapei/Kusawgu Amankwanor... Akwapim South Amoah. . ......... ... . Yaw Frimpong.. –– NDC ... .. . ... .. ....... .. ... .. . . . . .. . . Adentan Ashietey........ . . . .. .. .... . ... Joseph Nii Laryea... . –– NDC ......... ....... ...... .... Alex K. Alhassan......... Alfred Kwame. .. . –– NDC . .. ... . . Asokwa Appiah.. .. . .. –– NPP .. Esq......... .... (Wg.... . . .... Esq. . . ... Esq.. .. . –– NDC . ..... Johnson Kwaku. . ... .. .... Esq. ... ....... Samuel... .. . .. . ... ...... .. ...... ....... . .. .. . ... ...... ..... ... .. .. Esq. .. Atwima Kwanwoma Appiah-Pinkrah...... .. . . ... .. ... ..... .. . . .... ... –– NPP ........ ...... Sualihu Dandaawa. ....... . .... . –– NPP.... . .... . Frank.. .... . Chiana/Paga Acheampong.. .. Damongo Addai-Nimoh..... . .... .. Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abrem Asafu-Adjei. .. ... ...... . James..... .. .. ..... ... . .. .. Afigya Kwabre South Akandoh.. .... .. Esq.... Tema West Addo.... ...... .. ... ........ –– NPP . –– NDC ... .. .. . . . .. Esq. ... Ahmed Yakubu (Dr) –– NDC ... . . ..... Esq....... . ... .. .... .. . Esq.... .. .. . .... –– NDC . . .. ..... . Kwaku... .... ... ... ... .. . . –– NDC . . ... ... . ... Kwadwo Baah.... .9 Oaths 7 January. ... . James Klutse... –– NDC . . ...... Simon Edem....... .... ... . ... . ... . ....... .... . .. ... ... .. . South Dayi Assibey-Yeboah. Atiwa West Amoakoh.. . . . ....... . .. ..... Mark... .... Kingsley Esq. . .. . ... ... . . .. Mpohor Agyekum.... . ... Kwasi........... ... ...... .. .... .. William Owuraku .. ... . ... ... –– NDC. Juliana... .. .. .... .. . –– NPP . ..... . ... . . Ketu North Avoka.. .... .. .. . .. . Fanteakwa North Asimah.. ... ..... . .. . ..... .. Esq.... David Tetteh. . . .... .. . Esq... . . Amenfi Central Arthur. ............

.. .. . . . . Nanton Iddrisu... .... ..... . –– NDC . . Dominic Kwaku (Prof) –– NPP ... ........ . ... . . ... –– IND. .. . .. ........ ... . Benjamin.. .... . . Esq.. ... . Esq....... . –– NPP ... ... .. ... . Jeff Tetteh. .. .. . .. Comfort Doyoe (Mrs) –– NDC . . ... Alex..... ... ... .... . . .. George Maban....... ... ....... . ... Tarkwa-Nsuaem Kwarteng. .. . ... . . Joseph Nikpe.. ... –– NDC .... .. Esq... Takoradi Dauda....Obuasi West Kwetey.. . . –– NDC . . Esq..... Ahmed.. Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam Frimpong. .... . ... . . . . .. . ...... ........ (Alhaji) –– NDC ... Gershon Kofi Bediako. ... ... .... Esq. .. Esq.. . . . . ... . .. . Bernice (Mrs) (Dr) –– NDC . .. . . .. ... . .. .... . .. Ayawaso East Majisi... ... .. –– NPP .. Pru West Mosore. Afram Plains South Boforo. . .. ... . North Dayi Mahama. Esq.Ho Central Kunbuor..... .. ..... . ... .. .. .... ... . .... Esq. . Esq........ . .. .. ..... ..... .. . .. . .. . . . .. ........ ... .... .... . .. . . . . . .... ..... . . (Dr) –– NPP . Joseph Benhazin.... Gifty Eugenia (Mrs) –– NPP .... . . Kintampo North Kusi.. ... .... Fifi Fiavi Franklin.. .... . Esq. Ada Cudjoe.... Pru East Eduamoah. . ... . ..... –– NPP ... .. . . ... NPP ...... ..Awutu-Senya East Kpodo.... . . .... Talensi .. ........ .. Stephen. .. .... Esq. .. . ......... Ablekuma Central Chireh. .. .... .. . . .. Robert Nachinab Doameng. . ...... . . .. .. ... 2013 14 15 Oaths 7 January. ..... .. . Bortianor-Ngleshie Amanfro Derigubaa. Anthony Osei.. . –– NDC ... .. ... . .. Esq.. ...... Effia Dadzie. . Esq.. –– NDC ......... .... .. .... .. . –– NPP . Esq. .. . .. ... ..... Techiman North Laliri. Nkawkaw Darko-Mensah. .. . ... .. . .. ....... . Kobina Tahir....... . . .. ... ... Gifty (Mrs) –– NPP) . . ... ... ... ... . Afigya Kwabre North Mensah. . –– NPP .... . . Anlo Ibrahim............. .. . ......... . .. Kwabena (Dr.... ...... Ben Abdallah.. . . . Naser Toure. Hohoe Humado.... Adjei.... ... –– NPP .. . ... . . Bia West Boar.. ... . .. .. Enoch Teye.... . .. . ........ ....... .. Esq... Bright Edward Kodzo...... . . . Esq. .Gomoa East Effah-Baafi... Kofi..... . ... ..... .. Herod.. ....... ..... .. .. ..... Esq. .. ...... .. Ebo........ . . Lambussie/Karni Donkor.... ... .. .... . . ... .... .. Yendi Mohammed........ .. . .... .... .. ..... .... .. ... Esq.. . . . .... . . . .. . .. ... . .. . .......... Esq. . . .. .. Emmanuel Kwasi...... ........ ... ..... .. . Joseph. . Ekumfi Cudjoe Ghansah. Bosome-Freho Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu. . .. . ...... ... .... .. Wenchi Gyan-Tutu.... .. ... . ..... .. .... Ahafo Ano South East Marfo... .. .... Tain Gyetuah. .......... –– NDC . Mavis Hawa (Mrs) –– NPP . Wisdom. ...... . Joe Kwashie.... ... ... . –– NDC . ... ... . .... . ... Esq. Esq...... Amenfi West Chaie. . Esq. . .. . Krachi East Gyamfi. . ............ .... .......... .. .. .... ..... . ..... .............. .. Clement Kofi. . . ........ .. . –– NDC .... . ..... Patrick Yaw. –– NDC ......... Wa West Cobbina.. Francis Adu-Blay... .... . .. .... . .. .... .. .. . . ... Esq....) –– NDC ...... Esq... .. .... Esq... Nadowli/Kaleo Baidoe-Ansah.. . . Daniel. Obuasi East Essilfie.. .... . ...) –– NPP ........ .. ... ...... –– NDC . ... ... .... –– NDC . . ... ......... . Joseph. . ...... . George..... .. William Ofori... .. ......... .. . .. . . .... ..... Esq. .. . Emmanuel Nii Okai.... . . . .... ... .. . . .. ..... ...... –– NPP . .... ... . . ....... . .... .... ... ....... ... –– NDC ... Jirapa Dery......... . .. . ....... . . .. Esq. .... .... Esq. .... ..... .... ... .. ...... ... Esq.. . ..... –– NDC . ... . .. .. . ... –– NDC .. ... ... ... Esq. Esq. . –– NPP . . .. Kofi ... Isaac Adjei. . Wulensi Laryea.... ... .... ... .. .. . . . . . . .. . Paul. .... –– NDC .... Cassiel Ato Baah. .. .... Esq. ... .. . .. .. ... . –– NDC . ... ..... –– NPP .. . Nandom Kunsu.... –– NPP ... . . ....... ......... ... .. .. –– NPP .. . Esq... . Kintampo South Ennin........ –– NDC ... .. ..... ... . ... .. . .. .... Shirley A. . . ..... ... . ...... ...... –– NDC .. –– NPP .. ... .. .. ....... . Suame Kyeremeh... .... .. . –– NDC. .. ..... ..... .. ... ....... ...... Esq....... . Esq.. . .. . ... .. .. .... ... . . . . ... .. .. . . .... .... Esq.... . Yaw... ... ... .. . . .. . ... . .. .... –– NDC ... ... ... .... .. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi. ... . .... .... . .... ..... ... . John.... ...... Sefwi Akontombra Crentsil..... ... . .... Esq... .. .... .. .... .. . ....... ....... ... .. ..... Esq.... ... . . . ... . .... .. . .. . ... Theophilus Tetteh. ...... ............ . Lower West Akim Koffie.... ...... Abeiku.... ..... –– NDC .. . .. . ....... . . ... –– NDC ..... Esq.. .. ... .... ... .... ... Saboba Gbediame...... . ..... . ... . ......... ..... . . . –– NPP .. . .. .. . .. ... .... ... ... . .... –– NPP .... . . . ..... .... . . . ... ... .. .. Mary Salifu (Hajia) –– NPP .. ... . . ..... ..–– NPP . . .. .... .. Benjamin Komla ... . ......... .. ........ –– NDC ..... . . Kwadwo. . ... ... –– NDC ... Joe (Dr) –– NPP . ...... .... –– NDC ...... .. ....... . Prestea/Huni-Valley Kokofu...... .. .. .... . ..... .... . . ... . .......... Kwabre East Fuseini... Tema Central Buah..... Amasaman Loh.... .. . . –– NDC . . ... –– NPP . . . . Esq. . .... . . .... (Ms) –– NPP .. .... . . ..... –– NDC .... .. . . . –– NDC . ... . Esq. Esq. . –– NDC . ........ . . Ekow Panyin Okyere. .... ... Esq..... . . Esq.. Esq. . . .. .. .... . . .. .. . ... ... .. Esq...... Michael Coffie......... . .... ........ .... Kwasi Agyemang.. Esq... Cape Coast North Basoah.. . .. . . Esq.......... –– NDC .... ..K.. Asutifi North Danquah. . . .. . Sagre.. –– NDC ... ... ... Edward M.... . . . ... . –– NPP ................... Alban S... . Evalue Ajomoro Gwira Klenam.... . .. . . . .. .. Masawud (Alhaji) –– NDC . .... Okaikwei Central Boampong. . ...... John.. –– NDC . ... Philip. .. . ...... Nana Amaniampong.. –– NDC . ... .. .. ... . . . .... Esq. .. . Tamale South Kavianu.. . .. ...... ..... ..... . ... . Esikadu/Ketan Gidisu. . ... . .... Esq.......... . Kwaku Agyeman... ..... ... .. . ... Esq. ...... ..... –– NPP ... . Esq. Esq. ...... ... Esq... . .. . Akwapim North Boakye.. . Edward Kaale-Ewola... ... .. ..... –– NDC .... . .. . .. . ... .... ....... . .. ..... ..... .. . –– NDC ... .. .... .. Offinso South Bandua.... .... . Tano South Boafo. .Ketu South Kyei-Frimpong..... Esq....... . –– NDC .. ...... .. .. .. . ..... . . ... ..... ..... . . .. ... .. ...... .. .. Ho West Bennam. Esq.... . .. . .. . ........ .13 Oaths 7 January. . . George Yaw (Prof. . . .... Abuakwa-North Darfour. ......... . ........ ... ........ ... Anyaa/Sowutuom Botwe. Esq..... –– NPP . Joseph Boakye Adu. .... .. . . ..... .. .. . ...... ...... ...... .. . ........... . Henry Kwabena. . . . Asutifi South Demordzi. . Bantama Koomson.............. . ..... .. Krachi Nchumuru Manu-Adabor... .. Esq... . .. .. ... . .. ... .... ....... .–– NDC .. .. ... ... .. .... . Emmanuel Kwasi. Atwima-Nwabiagya South Boamah... . ..... . .... ...... . . . ....... .... ...... .. ... .. . . Esq.. ...... Techiman South Mensah.. . ... ..... Emmanuel Akwasi .....Kwesimintsim Bamba.... . . .. .... . .. .... . –– NPP ..... –– NPP ....... . ... Esq.... .. . . .... ... . .... . Savelugu Botchway. . . . . . –– NDC .. –– NDC . –– NDC .... .. Ellembele Bukari.......... Esq..... ... . . Kwabena Okyere. ... ... ... Kumawu Bedzrah.. .... ... .Walewale Banda. .... Nkwanta South Ghartey. . .. Solomon Namliit. Shama Fobih.. ..... ..... Joe. . .... ... –– NDC . –– NDC ...... Hanna Louisa.. ....... .... Central Tongu Gidisu...... Zabzugu Bisiw. Esq.. .... .... . . –– NPP .. ...... ... ... .. .. . ... . . . . .... . .. ... .. –– NDC . . ..... .. . . ..Upper Manya Krobo Kessie....... –– NDC . Tamale Central Hammond... .. ... ...... . . –– NPP ...... ..... .. . . . .. .. Joseph Yieleh.... ... . .. Esq..... . ...... .. . Esq... ................. . Esq. ..... .. ..... ... ... ... .. . .. .. ... –– NPP .. . . ... Haruna.... –– NPP ....... Okere Brako. Esq..... Inusah Abdulai B.... . Anthony Christian..... ... Adansi Asokwa Heloo-Adiku.... –– NDC .. –– NPP . . . .... Gabriel Kodwo. . . . .. .. .......... ... . 2013 16 [MR SPEAKER] [MR SPEAKER] Bagbin.. Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese Dahah.. . . . Murtala Muhammed. Esq.. ... .. ... ... ... ... ... ....... Esq...... .. .... ... ....... . . . . .. .. ... .. .... Collins (Alhaji) –– NDC ... .... .... .. . Biakoye Barton-Odro... . Banda Ibrahim. .. . ........ . Eric Kwakye. .. .... .. . . Esq.. Francis. .. .. Odotobri Gyan-Baffour... .... Ningo-Prampram Mensah... Mohammed Salisu..... . Assin South Forson.. .... –– NPP . . ... .. .... Kweku Tanikyi.. .... .. .. . .. ... .... ... . .. .. . ...... ..... ........... ... . ... Esq.. ... ......... Wassa East Mohammad. .. .. Esq.. . . . .... .. . . .. Osei. ..... . Esq.. ..Ejura-Sekyedumase Bambangi. . . ... . .. ..... ...... Habibu Tijani. ... ...... ......... .. ... .. ... .... .. ..... .. Esq. ... ......... ............ ...... . ..... . ........... ... ... ... .... John Jabaah . .. ........ .... ... Bunkpurugu Boateng Appiah.. . . ... . Esq. .

... Akatsi North Ntim........ . .. ...... . . .. .. Wahab Wumbei ...... .. . .... . Esq. . .. ....... ... . . –– NDC . . ... .. . . . .. .. .. .. . ... ... .. .. . ... . –– NPP .. . .. Esq. . . . . ..... .. .. .. –– NPP . .. ...... ..... . . ..... Ejisu Owusu-Amankwah.... ... . ... . .... –– NPP ... .. Esq.. –– NDC .......... . .... .. Asawase Quaye-Kumah.... . . Kumbungu Muntaka....... ....... ... . ... .. . . .. ... .... ........ ....... . . Hannah Serwaah (Ms) –– NDC . . .... ........ . .. . . .. ... .... . .... –– NPP . .. .. . . Esq.. .... ....... . . ....... .. . .. .... . . . .. Old Tafo Osei... .. ................ . .... . .... ..... .. . ... .... .. ... . ...Dome/Kwabenya Salifu...... Dormaa West Oppong-Fosu... . Esq.... ................ .... ...... .. .. . .. . . ... . ... Donald Dari..... .... . .... .. Tetteh.. . Bimbilla Nortsu-Kotoe.... . .. . . . .... ..... Daoud Anum. . ...... .... . Esq.. . Akim Oda .. ... . ..... .. Esq.. .. ..... ... ......... ..... –– NPP . ... . .. .... ... . Nii Oakley (Dr) –– NDC ... .... . .. ... .. . . .. ..... . . . . . Frederick. .. Esq. –– NDC . . . .. . ... Subin Osei..... Titus-Glover.... ... Esq. Esq... Esq. . –– NPP ... .... . . . –– NPP . ... ... Esq...... .... .... –– NDC .... Esq. . .. . ..... ... . .... Esq... –– NPP . –– NDC . . ... .. . .. ..... ... . .. ..... .. . . . . ... .. .. Tema East .. ... .. Bosomtwe Osei-Owusu. .. Berekum East Ussif... .... .... .... . ..... . ...... .. .... .. Esq.. .. . . . Esq..... . –– NPP ... . .... .. ... ... ... . . –– NDC . .. . Esq. . . –– NPP .... .. Esq. Esq. .. .Sissala West Terlabi.. ..... .. Helen Adjoa. Bole/Bamboi Sabi.... .. Ablekuma West Owusu-Aduomi... . .. . .... ...... . .... ..... . . .. –– NPP . ... . ..... .... Jaman North Soditey.. . . New Edubiase Yanwube. . . . .. . . ...... John Kwabena Bless... David Hennric. .. Kpando Suhuyini... Kennedy Nyarko... . .... .. –– NDC .... .... .. ...... . Agona West Oduro... . . ... .... . ... ... ... .. ... .. ..... –– NDC .... .. .... Kwabena... . ... Yaw. . ... [Retd]) –– NPP .. .. .. Dormaa East Sackey.. ........ .. .... .... ... Daniel Nii Kwartei. . –– NDC .. ...... ... Kofi.... Afigya-Sekyere East Yemoh.............. 2013 20 [MR SPEAKER] [MR SPEAKER] Mumuni.. Mark Owen. . ....... .. .. .. . –– NDC ....... .. . ... Atwima-Nwabiagya North Owusu-Boateng. . . . –– NPP .. . ... Sarah Adwoa (Ms) –– NPP . .... . .. . Sawla/Tuna/Kalba Sorogho. .. ... ............... ... Papa..... .. . ... . ... .. . ..... .. ........ . ........... ... Dominic...Tano North Prempeh.. .. –– NPP ..... Esq... ... ....... . .... .. Asene/Akroso/Manso Pelpuo........ Mathias Asoma... . . ....... . Akwasi. ... . .... Collins..... ... . .. .. ... . .. . .... .. ............. .. Esq. . .... .. ..... .... Stevens..... ... .. ........ –– NDC . .. . –– NPP ........ .. . ... –– NDC .... Quansah.... . . .. . Mustapha... . ... . . ..... . Derek Yaw (Maj....... . ......... ... (Ms) –– NPP . T... Quartey...... . ......... . . . ..... .... ..... .... ... .. .. Nkwanta North Otuteye. . .. Ameen... ....... . ..... .. . . .. . ... Charles. ... Dominic Bingab Aduna. Alijata...... Esq.. ...... ......... . . Mathias Kwame.. . . . . Sekondi Owusu-Bio. .. ... Queenstar Pokua (Mrs) –– NDC . . .... .. .... . Cape Coast South Saaka. .. –– NPP . . ... Wa East Sarfo-Mensah. . .. –– NDC ....... .... Anthony Akoto (Dr) –– NPP .... . . William Agyapong. . –– NPP ..... .. ...... ... . . .. .. David. ..... .. .. Esq... Esq. . . Benita Sena (Mrs) –– NDC .... .... ..... . Joseph Akati (Alhaji) –– NDC ... . .... Richard Mawuli. .... ......... . Naabu. . . . . ..... (Mrs) –– NPP . ..... .... .... . ... ... . .. ....... .. Esq..... ... .. ....... Sene East Nasah.. ...... ......... William Kwasi...Manhyia South Puozaa... . .. . . ..... . .... . ... . . . . –– NPP .. . . .. ......... ...... . Peter Wiafe.. .. ... Esq.. ....... ... . South Tongu Woyongo.. .. . . ..... ... Wa Central Pepera.... . Akim Swedru Osei-Ameyaw. ...... ..... .... ... Isaac Subin Esq.... ...... .. Nii Amasah.. ..... ... Esq. . . . ... . ......... ...... . . Esq. ..... –– NDC . . . ... ... . . . .. .....Navrongo Central Yakah.. . .... Joseph. . ...... . Esq. ..... ..... ... ... .... .. ... . .... .. . . .. .. Ursula G. . Alfred Sugri (Dr) –– NDC .. ... .. . ... .. –– NDC . . Tolon Sulemana... ..... .. ........ . .... .... . . . ............ Esq.. . Dade Kotopon Nanja. Sege Owusu... ....... . ...... Sissala East Sulemani.. .. ........ . . . .Tatale/Sanguli Yeboah. ...... . ... . . ...... . Keta Krowor Ricketts-Hagan.. ... . .. .. Ledzokuku Okyere-Agyekum......... .. . . Vincent... . ...... ... .... . ... .. Fanteakwa South Opare-Ansah. ... .. Asamoah... .... . ... . .. ... –– NDC ..... ... Ayawaso Central .. . Esq... ..... . . .. ..... .. ..... .. . . .. .. 2013 18 19 Oaths 7 January.. Nkoranza North Ofori. .. ..... –– NDC . Kade Okity-Duah. . .. .. –– NPP . ........ ..... . .Domeabra/Obom . –– NPP . .... .. . Esq. ... .... . . Esq..... ........ ... . Kpandai Obeng Dappah. ..... –– NDC .......... . . . Mohammed-Mubarak (Alhaji) –– NDC . –– NDC . ..... .. ... .. . ....... . ...... . .. –– NPP .... –– NDC . .. Esq. ... .. ...... .. . ... . . ... . .. .. . . . .. . .. Benito.. .... Ernest Kofi.. .. ... Madina Sowah. ... . . ........ .. Esq.... . .......... .......... . . ... Amin Amidu (Alhaji) –– NDC .. .. .17 Oaths 7 January......... . ..... . ... .. ....... .. . .. ...... .. .. ...... Esq. ... Eric...... .. ..... .. . .... . . . . –– NPP ..... . . ... ... ... ... Bekwai Oti. ..... –– NPP ..Abetifi Prempeh... ...... Esq...... Joseph Kwadwo.. Manhyia North Owusu-Ankomah...Okaikoi North Safo. .. . ... ..... .. .. .. .... James Cecil. ... .. Offinso North Ntoso. .. Esq... .. –– NPP . –– NDC ..... .. . .. . ... ... ....... Joseph Bipoba. Asunafo North Sawyerr. ..... . Esq....... ........ Aquinas Tawiah... . . ..... .. Christian Corletey. .. . ... Esq. .... . Odododiodioo Woyome.. ..... .. –– IND. ... ... ..... .. . . ... . Atiwa East Osei-Mensah Simon.. ... .. .. . . . Sanja.. Esq. Esq.... Esq. ..... . –– NPP . Matthew Opoku (Dr) –– NPP . –– NPP ... ...... Quashigah. Mfantseman West ........ ..... . ..... –– NDC . ..... . Suhum Opoku. Ebenezer Okletey.. .... ... .... . . Lower Manya Krobo .. . . Augustine Collins. Yagaba/Kubori Vanderpuye... Della. .. . . .... ...... .. ... Gushegu Nitiwul. .. . .. ... . .... .. . . (Mrs).......... ...... .. Esq. Esq.. . . Tia.. Robert . Aowin Nyindam. ... Yunyoo Namoale. .. –– NDC ....... Esq.. . Kwabena. . .. .. –– NPP .. Esther (Ms) –– NPP . Awutu-Senya West . .. . .... Esq.... ... Ofoase/Ayirebi Osei. .... ...... .... .......... . .. . ........ ........ ...... ... ... . . ... . . . ... . ...... Asuogyaman Osei-Asare.... ... . . . . ... . ....... .. Edwin Nii Lantey... . . ... .. . .. . ... Kofi... ...... ....... ....... ......... ...... .. ... . ...... ...... .. . . Esq.... .... . Esq... .... .. . Abdul-Rashid Hassan (Alhaji) –– NDC .. . –– NPP ... ... Esq.. ... .. ..... .. . . ....... ........... .. Asunafo South Opong-Asamoah....... Thomas Kwesi.. Esq... ....... Nalerigu/Gambaga . Abirem Obeng-Inkoom....... Kobena Mensah.. . .. . ... . Matthew..... . ... ... .. .. . .. –– NDC .. Atebubu/Amantin Napare... Esq. –– NDC .... Peter... . .... . ..... .... . –– NPP ..... .. Amenfi East Oppon-Kusi. . ..... ... . ..... ....... –– NDC . Amadu Bukari (Alhaji) –– NDC ..... ... .. Esq. .. ... Muhammad. Abena (Ms) –– NPP .. . ... .. ... . ... ... –– NDC . .... .. .... . .. ... Freda Akosua O. ..... . . . .... . .. ... Elizabeth K........ Agona East Siaka.. . ..... Daffiama/Bussie/Issa Quaittoo... . Akan Ofosu... . .... .. . Krachi West Ntow.. ....... ... –– NDC ....... ... .. ..... .... –– NPP Twum-Nuamah. . .... ... . .... .. . . ....... .. Esq. ..... ... ..... ........ .. .... Esq. . ... ... ...... . .. Henry. . ... . ... ... –– NPP .... . ...... .. ... .. . . .... . .. ....... .... Esq.... . Esq... ..... ... George Kweku... Esq. ...... .... .......... .. .. . ... ......... –– NDC .

I believe we have actually set the standard and I hope my Colleagues on the other side will emulate it subsequently. Mr Speaker: Hon Members. –– [Uproar. Hon Dr Ben Kunbuor was the classmate of his and they were close associates. more significantly. do we have any other nomination? [Pause. Hon Joe Ghartey is married to just one woman –– [Uproar] –– with whom he has five children. I beg to move. he has been returned to Parliament to begin his term. [Pause. Rt Hon Speaker. I congratulate you on the assumption of office as Members of this Honourable House after taking your Oaths. I propose Hon Ebo Barton-Odro as the First Deputy 22 Speaker. Hon Members. The election of Deputy Speakers. a day after his birthday. but we may not have similar occasion for the Deputy Speakers.15 a. the Member of Parliament for Cape Coast North as First Deputy Speaker of the Sixth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. that he takes the Chair as the First Deputy Speaker of the House for the Sixth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. 2005. Ken Akibati (retd). I particularly feel very happy and intrigued about the ironies of history. I do remember vividly in this House in 2005 when we did break the traditional rule in which we will always have the majority Party that is in opposition have the Second Deputy Speaker. for seven years [Hear! Hear!] After that period. Mr Speaker: Hon Members. Mr Speaker: Order! Hon Members. I now invite nominations for the election of the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament. the Member for Parliament for Esikadu/ Ketan Constituency for the position of Second Deputy Speaker of this House. Mr Speaker: Any seconder? Mr Dominic B. he came to Parliament on the ticket of Esikadu/Ketan Constituency. he was nominated for the position of a substantive AttorneyGeneral and Minister for Justice. if you permit me. 7th January. I have the pleasure to acknowledge in the House the presence of some distinguished personalities from the parliamentary fraternity in Africa.So if I may just say a word or two in respect of the Hon Member that I am proposing to this House. before I move to item (7) seven on the Order Paper. Nitiwul: Mr Speaker. Mr Speaker. the Hon Member that I am proposing. pursuant to Order 12 (2). [Hear! Hear!] We also have Hon Mukthar Ahmed. A.21 7 January. firstly. he was returned to Parliament by Esikadu/Ketan Constituency. he set up Ghartey & Ghartey with his wife in 1995. Hon Bethel N. on your behalf. Agbesi: Mr Speaker. All that I have to say is basically that it is interesting for Hon Members to know that when I was contesting the Students Representative Council (SRC) elections. Hon Members.] Question put and Motion agreed to. 2013. For the second successive time. order! The Rules of the House allow him to do so. that the Hon Joe Ghartey do take the chair as the Second Deputy Speaker. Let me say.] 23 Election of Deputy Speakers 7 January.05 a.m. and Standing Order 12 (1). I beg to propose Hon Joe Ghartey.] Hon Members. of this House and I beg to move. Hon Joe Ghartey completed Mfantsipim School in 1982. the Marshall of the Pan-African Parliament. kindly take your seats. whether they were friends or not. I am not able to tell. (2) and (3). who are in our midst to witness the inauguration of the Sixth Parliament of the Republic of Ghana.m. [Interruption. [Hear! Hear!] Hon Members. He has served as a Ranking Member for Constitutional. that we have had the opportunity to traverse this road before. Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu: Mr Speaker. did his National Service at the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem (KEEA) as a Lawyer for the District Assembly and worked as a young lawyer in the Chambers of Akuffo Addo. in accordance with article 96 of our Constitution. On January 16. he became a Deputy Attorney-General and Deputy Minister for Justice. In April. Nigerian House of Representatives[Hear! Hear!] And we have our own brother. Maj. I wish them a pleasant stay in the country.] I was anticipating that my good Friend and the Leader of the “Forces of Darkness” was going to do exactly what he did. we now come to item 7 on the Order Paper. ELECTION OF DEPUTY SPEAKERS OF PARLIAMENT Mr Alfred K. this very day. Amadi of the Federal House of Representatives of Nigeria and the Speaker of the PanAfrican Parliament.] Mr Speaker. I have always trusted in your impartiality when the occasion demands. this time as a Minority Member of Parliament. Mr Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu: Mr Speaker. We hope to work together for the interest of this country. 2005. We also think this is a very significant gesture for us to begin to look at our work here as a service to Mother . Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and a member of several committees in this House. of Parliament 24 Mr Speaker. my campaign manager was Hon Joe Ghartey. that we do appreciate the contribution of Hon Joe Ghartey in this House. In January. I beg to second the nomination of the Hon Ebo Barton-Odro. 2006. Prempeh and Co. –– [Uproar. In January 2009. They are Brother. I beg to second the Motion. 2013 1. Mr Speaker: Any seconder? Dr Benjamin Kunbuor: Thank you very much. he did his LLB at the University of Ghana (Legon) in 1986 and completed the Law School in 1988. true that Hon Joe Ghartey and I had been classmates and we know each other for quite a long time. particularly on legal matters. Hon Members. But they were close associates. [Laughter. It is indeed.] Mr Speaker: Hon Members. Member. I would now move on to take the nomination for the election of the Second Deputy Speaker of this House. I am almost certain that there have been a lot of speculations but we on this side believe in democratic fairness as the only potential –– [Uproar] –– as the only way in which we can build democracy in this country. He is a Consultant to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the Parliament of Sierra Leone. Chief Whip of Nigerian House of Representatives [Hear! Hear!] We also have Hon Tom Zakari. 2013 [MR KYEI-MENSAH-BONSU] Mr Speaker. Mr Speaker. we would have space and time to say a few words about the substantive Speaker. 1. in the fullness of time.

Amissah-Arthur. Mahama.m. . Dr James Kwegyir Aggrey. Your Excellencies Visiting Heads of State and Heads of Delegations. sacrifice and perseverance. took and subscribed to the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Office. we have inherited a powerful legacy. Mr Speaker. any other nomination? [Interruption.25 Election of Deputy Speakers 7 January. before I suspend the House. Mr Kwesi B. Her Ladyship the Chief Justice. many individuals whose singular contributions have elevated the profile of this nation and enriched the lives of its citizens. at this stage.] Hon Members.] Mr Speaker: Hon Members. Let me repeat what His Excellency the President said to the former House.00 o’clock in the forenoon. Unfortunately. President John D. [Mr Speaker.m. Mr Speaker. we are still in negotiations about when to say it and how to say it. 1. Ghana’s past is filled with one example after the other of courage. Ghana’s past is defined by heroic men and women — pioneers. Mr Speaker: Hon Members. Hon Joe Ghartey came to the first year.00 a. sorry –– that all Members of Parliament would assemble here at 8. in particular with respect to your elevation. I now invite His Excellency.27 a. The names of our forefathers and foremothers are firmly etched in the world’s memory. He has since been my very good Friend and I am looking forward to working together with him. we would want to hold on to that. I thought there was a conclusion on the matter.m. But once he has indicated that there is no conclusion. Mr Speaker. When I was in the final year at the Faculty of Law. Mahama. that we have been elected to serve more in partnership than partisanship. The First Deputy Speaker was my senior at the Bar but I am his senior in Parliament. or to envision change and then manifest it. Thank you. The other thing that we may have to say. 9. Mr Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu: Mr Speaker. is to defer that consideration until further notice. Amissah-Arthur. family and friends. I thank you.] of Parliament 26 27 Election of Deputy Speakers 7 January. a mere introduction of all that is yet to come. on my own behalf and on behalf of the House. Mr John D. I would say that all Hon Members should be here prompt without fail. Mahama to take the oath. I invite the First and Second Deputy Speakers to take their Chairs. Naa Gbewah. all I can indicate is the basic information for tomorrow’s ceremony –– Interruption] –– Today. Mahama and the Vice President-elect. 2013 Hon Members. Hon Members. Dicountrymen-and-women. I declare Hon Joe Ghartey elected as the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament. Mr John D. or to fight for the liberation of their people. People like Efua Sutherland. Mr Speaker: Hon Member. I want to find out from the Leaders whether they have anything to say. Danquah. I shall now suspend Sitting of the House and we shall reconvene at the Independence Square at 10. [Mr First Deputy Speaker and Mr Second Deputy Speaker took their Chairs. Members of the Diplomatic Corps. so we have both decided to cork up what we otherwise would have to say this evening until the most appropriate occasion.m. B. good morning. [Administered by the Chief Justice. They are my old friends. For we those who are the “I shall return”. I guess that that phrase will be a significant guide for this House.] We shall work together in the interest of mother Ghana as one team. Mr Speaker. beneficiaries of a mighty history. Nananom. [Administered by Her Ladyship. 2013 [DR KUNBUOR] Ghana and more significantly to our constituents who have elected us here. we would withdraw from the Chamber to receive His Excellency the President-elect and His Excellency the Vice President-elect. His Excellency the Vice President. then Ghana is in store for a wealth of achievements. I thank you very much. Dr Kwame Nkrumah and Dr J.] These are but a few of the names of people who were fearless enough to fulfil their dreams.25 a. E. visionaries. Mr John D. Dr Kunbuor: Mr Speaker. Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood. President of the Republic of Ghana and Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces to deliver his Inaugural Address to the nation. There will be no better way to return than to have your own pal and colleague become Second Deputy Speaker. Since we have not come to any amicable conclusion on that. 1. Mr Speaker: Hon Members. I would now invite Her Ladyship. Dr Esther Afua Ocloo and Dr Ephraim Koku Amu. I guess the proper thing to do. Hon Members. Mr Kwesi B. patriots. of Parliament 28 Inaugural Address President of the Republic of Ghana (Mr John Dramani Mahama): Rt Hon Speaker of Parliament. the Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana to administer the oath of office to the Vice President-elect. Mrs Georgina Theodora Wood. Mr Speaker. We rightfully memorialise the names of the many. I congratulate my two Deputy Speakers on their election. Hon Members of Parliament. Indeed.–– Sitting resumed at the Independence Square. we certainly have returned and we are glad to be back here. I thought my Colleague on the other side would have had the courage to say it. If this is the case. People like Nana Yaa Asantewaa. we should have something to say. It has been said that what is past is prologue. took and subscribed to the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Office. Hon Members. Hon Members. I beg to second the Motion. for us to be transported for the inauguration ceremony of His Excellency the President elect –– [Hear! Hear! ] –– If I can take liberties. the President-elect. withdraws to usher in the President-elect.] Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office Mr Speaker: Hon Members.58 a. The President-elect. the Chief Justice. I thank you so much for your support and co-operation. we may have to step out to catch some sleep to engage in other enterprises subsequent to this event. led by the Clerks-at-theTable. –– Sitting suspended.–– [Uproar. I now invite H. Your Excellencies our dear former Presidents. The Vice President-elect. there being no other nomination. [MR SPEAKER IN THE CHAIR] Mr Speaker: Hon Members.

I have taken an oath that as President of this nation. In our hands — yours as well as mine — rests the success or failure of Ghana’s future. churches. New resources are at our disposal. We have been the first before. and grow our economy so that it lifts the bulk of our most crippling financial burdens. More roads. have a role to play in the growth and development of our beloved mother Ghana. In such times. they will tell us all the things we cannot achieve and all the reasons we should not even attempt. I would like to acknowledge them for their morale and fair-mindedness. or that we are incapable of making a difference. I will be counting on you to maintain the faith and the trust that you have placed in me as president. and in Ghana. than devote their time and efforts to do what it takes to make things right. systems. new alliances are being formed. E. But those countries are not Ghana. The infrastructure that we already have must be expanded. Of course. The promises that I have made are promises that I intend to keep. It is true that other countries have met adversity while trying to make the most of prospects such as the ones we have before us. for their drive and determination to place the good of the nation above all else.” I am ever grateful to have the advantage of their wisdom and the important lessons of their your leadership. But history itself has proved that nothing could be further from the truth. an island that belongs to the nation of Equatorial Guinea and which is now called Bioko. Mention the name Tetteh Quarshie. I say. More than anything. strengthened. The choice is ours to believe or not.” I believe that with God. “It always seems impossible until it is done. But change does not happen overnight and sometimes. but to realise their vision and get it done. a tremendous amount of work has been done. their service and their tireless efforts. and that are within our capabilities to be met. We all. of course. a blacksmith. Now. like those assembled here or those going about the events of the day in the homes. I would also like to extend my gratitude and appreciation to my transition team for their time. and it is Ghana’s leading export earner. More jobs must be created. These issues and concerns are all works in progress. and took pride in their activities. of the Republic of Ghana 30 This is the effect that the life of one ordinary citizen can have on an entire nation. The majority of individuals who have had the greatest impact on this country came from humble beginnings. the late President John Evans Atta Mills. and in a timely fashion. Equipment should not be the only thing that is state-of-the-art in our institutions. Tetteh Quarshie returned home with several cocoa seeds. He planted those seeds on his property in Mampong-Akwapim to see if they would grow. There is no denying the fact that in the past 55 years. President 7 January. there is a tremendous amount of work that still needs to be done. schools and hospitals must be built. were as human as you and me. . We can look within ourselves and choose to see the lie of our powerlessness or we can see the unlimited horizon of our own potential. but was never a realistic occurrence in the foreseeable future.29 Address by H. not in the way it is right now. President John Agyekum Kufuor and. It took less than twelve years for the country to start exporting cocoa. To them. the son of a farmer from Teshie. I will work hard to place us on the right path. it will appear to be darkest before the dawn of the new day makes that progress visible. A country’s most valuable resource is its human resource. especially among the poorest of the population. for instance. able to withstand the increased usage. Over the course of the last four years. E. This is why it is imperative that our citizens have access to good healthcare. the call that placed them in extraordinary circumstances. At the end of that fateful trip. and made better. They were not so different from most Ghanaians. That was the simple call they answered. Ghana is the world’s second largest exporter of cocoa. despite whatever progress has been placed in motion. In fact. 2012 [MR PRESIDENT] We respectfully extol their virtues and hold them in high esteem. all things are possible. We are moving forward at a rapid pace. each and every one of us. but there is also no denying the fact that Ghana is still a young country and every young country goes through its share of instability and difficulty as it struggles to find the direction towards permanence. of the Republic of Ghana 32 Ghana is on the cusp of enormous transformation. They do not have the benefit of our history or the example of our heroes. Nelson Mandela once said. procedures and staff must be brought up to standard. Tetteh Quarshie travelled to Fernando Po. they are realistic goals that have been set. Complacency and frustration can entice us into believing that we are insignificant players stuck somehow in the background of a bigger picture. At every given opportunity. Nevertheless. best practices must be implemented. I will not let you down. made use of their God-given talents. President 7 January. and offices across the country. events and experiences that led them to indelibly change the face and the very fabric of this nation. every society has its share of people who would rather talk and complain about what is wrong. They were ordinary people who lived their lives to the fullest. We were all witnesses to the way they were able to take what others said was impossible and to not only turn it into something that was probable. over one hundred years later. The opportunities posed by these gains could result in a self-sufficiency that was always imagined and desired. water and sanitation. In 1870. So well suited was this crop to the soil and climate that it grew abundantly. We need to look beyond temporary fixes to find lasting solutions for the complications we’ve experienced with power. these men and women. President Jerry John Rawlings. mosques. Ghana has made tremendous gains. 2013 [MR PRESIDENT] We must continue to invest in our agricultural sector. and I will lead us over the hurdles and past the obstacles that might threaten to keep us from meeting our goals. bridges. we hold them in such high esteem that we often overlook entirely the reality that these heroes. We have blazed trails before for others to follow. 31 Address by H. and you will learn the story of an ordinary man. the success story. I believe this because I have seen the work and accomplishments of my predecessors. “Ayekoo.

a sign of victory to the people of Ghana as a whole. The President of South Africa –– Mr Jacob Zuma e.E. Heads of State. H. H. The President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic –– Mr Mohammed Abdel-Aziz Their Excellencies Former Leaders of Ghana –– i. We are now the keepers of that flame. E. of the Republic of Ghana 34 small and indigenous businesses. I cannot conclude my speech without wishing the people of Ghana.E. on my own behalf and on behalf of the House. Ladies and Gentlemen. Ghana is and remains the pride of Africa. once again. especially. Ghana. Ghana should. The President of Nigeria –– Dr Goodluck Jonathan h. to reinforce their contributions to our development. . The Almighty grant you the wisdom of King Solomon and make you a unifying shepherd who is constantly mindful of the welfare of his flock. iii. the home of one of the founding fathers of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) / African Union (AU). This performance is altogether. That torch is the tradition of optimism and hope that we must carry on. to determine the course of Ghana’s future. we will build a Ghana that will be a source of pride for all of us. I will do and be my best. to express my sincere and warm congratulations to the people of Ghana. This is our moment. has demonstrated 35 Remarks by Chairman 7 January. H. regardless of their religious faith. and will. I reiterate my warm and sincere congratulations to President John Dramani Mahama for the trust that the people of Ghana have reposed in him by electing him as President of the Republic of Ghana.E. In this regard.E. It is the responsibility that we have to take charge of our lives. and I will ensure that my actions make a positive difference in the lives of Ghanaians. The President of la Cote d’Ivoire –– Mr Alhassane Ouattara c. ethnicity or political affiliation. H. 2013 [PRESIDENT BONI] again to the world that she is still a model not only in economic success but also. ii. I will extend whatever support I am able. that torch is now in our possession. I will take to heart those very words that I have just extended to you. Mr Speaker: Hon Members. I would like to thank H. H. President Nkrumah. Long live Ghana! Long live Africa! I thank you all. May God bless you. Chairman of the African Union (H. The President of Togo –– Mr Faure Gnassingbe i. democracy and justice.E. the President for the Inaugural Address. Ghana’s time. Remarks by Chairman of the African Union I will work to ensure that our society is less polarized and weighted down by the pressures of political differences. Your actions do matter. not as separate entities but as partners. of the African Union 36 Mr Speaker invited the following Heads of State and diginitaries to congratulate H. . whether it is by reducing the amount of plastic waste that is in our environment. I would want to assure the business community that I will be an ally. That is why we urge all political bodies and the different sectors of the Ghanaian society to be more united to build a country where the motor for economic growth is a driving force for development and integration of the subregion. The President of Benin –– Dr Thomas Yayi Boni b. in democratic success and good governance.E. a people who love peace. So it is with legitimate pride that on behalf of the African Continent and the people of Benin in particular. President 7 January. may I invite the Chairman of African Union (AU) to make a few remarks. Let us all stand. and in so doing. H. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo d. I will work to ensure that Ghana is a place where all citizens. H.E. Invited Guests.E. Hon Members. I will give my best. My fellow countrymen and women. President Mahama my good wishes. who were deployed throughout the country. Your Majesties. every single day. It is as fragile and as irreplaceable as any family treasure. by driving responsibly and courteously to ensure that our roads are safe. I recognise the vital role that our private sector. This is our country. The President of Niger –– Mr Mahamadou Issoufou j. You do make a difference. President Yayi Boni): Your Excellencies. H. H. It is only by doing and being our best that we can make Ghana her best. Your Excellencies Representatives of Heads of State. Former President John Agyekum Kufuor. the best of health.E. plays in the expansion of our workforce as well as in the growth and stability of our economy. and may God continue to bless our homeland.Former First Lady. The serene atmosphere in which the presidential and parliamentary elections were conducted as remarked by thousands of observers both national and international. H. The President of Liberia –– Mrs Ellen Johnson Sirleaf g. The President of Equatorial Guinea –– Mr T. profound peace and continuous prosperity. Former President Jerry John Rawlings. E. The President of Senegal –– Mr Macky Sall f. be a place where economic opportunities are available to everyone. will have the opportunities available to them to reach their full potential. for greatness. Together. We must all do our part.33 Address by H. Chiefs and Traditional Leaders.E. especially Ghana. the President: a. or by sharing kindness with a stranger or someone less fortunate. is a testimony of the political maturity of the people of Ghana and an expression of how democratic values are deeply rooted in the country. Mrs Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings.E.E. 2013 [MR PRESIDENT] There is a torch that is passed from one era of Ghanaians to the next. it is a great honour and pleasure for me to speak before this august gathering on behalf of the African Continent in my capacity as Chairman of the African Union. As President. my friend and Brother.

E. President of Pan-African Parliament –– Rt. 2013. 8th January. l. . Hon Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi The House was accordingly adjourned at 11. I beg to move.E. Prime Minister of Burkina-Faso – –Mrs Beyon Lue Adolphe Tiao ADJOURNMENT p. Former UN Secretary-General.m. Mr Kofi Annan v. 2013 [MR SPEAKER] iv. Question put and Motion agreet to. The Vice President of Zambia –– Mr Guy Scott n. Prime Minister of Dominica–– Mr Roosevelt Skerrit Mr Alfred Agbesi: Mr Speaker. I beg to second the Motion. President of the Constitutional Court of Gabon –– Ms Marie Madaleine Mborantsuo r. m. The Vice President of Kenya –– Dr Stephen Kalonzo Musyoko Hon Members. H. I would now invite the Leadership to give an indication as to the adjournment of the House.48 a.E. that this House do now adjourn until tomorrow at 10 o’clock in the forenoon. till Tuesday. The Vice President of Suda n–– Dr Al -Ha j Ada m Yousif Dr Benjamin Kunbuor: Mr Speaker. H. o. H. First Lady of Ghana –– Mrs Lordina Mahama k. Mrs Nane Anan 38 q.37 7 January.

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