The newly-elected Speaker of Parliament, Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin has pledged has to serve all Ghanaians faithfully.
After he was sworn-in by Chief Justice, Kwasi Anin Yeboah as Ghana’s Speaker for the 8th Parliament Alban Bagbin said;
“I will submit myself to the will of this House and pledge to serve my dear country, to serve you, and to serve all Ghanaians faithfully to the best of my ability.
“I will also conscientiously discharge my duties as the Speaker of this Parliament. I want to promise wholeheartedly to put to the disposal of this country the store of knowledge, enough experience, and the huge data bank that I have accumulated over the 28 years that I have been a member of this House.”
Mr. Bagbin became the new speaker of parliament following a keenly contested election between himself and former Speaker, Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye.
He won the elections with 138 votes whereas Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye staggers behind with 136 votes.