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Act honourably – Bagbin warns new Members of Parliament

Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Bagbin

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 Source: www.ghanaweb.com

Speaker of the 8th Parliament, Alban Sumana Bagbin, has served a word of caution to new entrants of the august house to not just carry the tag ‘Honourable’, but act accordingly.

Addressing the house for the first time at the official sitting of the house, Mr Bagbin warmly welcomed the new members of Parliament, adding that the success of the legislature hung on their shoulders.

While condemning altercations which occurred in the lead up to his inauguration, the former Nadowli Kaleo MP stressed that there was the need for members of the 8th Parliament to be held to higher standards.

He charged that the incidents which marred the voting exercise will not happen again under his leadership.

Some 130 members of parliament made their way into the 8th Parliament for the first time after the December 7 elections.

The constituencies which are been represented by new MPs include: Nadowli-Kaleo, Keta, Tamale, Central, Hohoe, Yilo Krobo, Anlo, Ketu South, Wa West, Buem, Amasaman, Aowin, Chiana Paga, Kumbungu, Jirapa, Akan, Afram Plains South, Damongo, Lambuisie, Yagaba Kubori, Karaga, Nkarigu, Salaga North, Binduri, Chereponi, Yunyoo, Kintampo South, Pru West, Upper West Akim, New Edubiase, Awutu Senya, Adentan. Madina, Jaman North, Jaman South, Dormaa West, Wenchi, Nkoranza Noth.

Below is a list of the remaining constituencies:

Nkoranza South

Assin North

Cape Coast North

Ekumfi

Gomoa West

Upper Manya Krobo

Ablekuma Central

Nalerigu Gambaga

Tema East

Tempane

Zebilla

Lawra

Krachi EAst

Jomoro

Prestea Huni Valley

Atebubu Amanten

Tain

Ledzokuku

Krowor

Bunkpurugu

Techiman North

Evalue Gwira

Kpandai

Salaga South

Asutifi North

Bantama

Ejisu

Manhyia North

Offinso South

Nhyiaeso

Nsuta/Kwamang/Beposo

Bosome Freho

Atwima Kwawoma

Manso Nkwanta

Afigya Kwabre North

Berekum East

Dormaa East

Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa

Twifo Atti Morkwa

Upper Denkyira East

New Juaben South

Akim Oda

Mpraeso

Akwatia

Suhum

Kade

Achiase

Nkawkaw

Ablekuma North

La Dadekotopon

Okaikwei South

Tema Central

Bortianor Ngleshie Amanfro

Tolon

Saboba

Walewale

Navrongo Central

Wa East

Sissala West

Sissala East

Kwesimintsim

Shama

Mpohor

Amenfi East

Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai

Tafo Pankrono

Akrofuom

Gushegu

Anyaa Sowutuom

Source: www.ghanaweb.com
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