June 24, 2024
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Afenyo-Markin is Majority Leader

The MP for Efutu, Alexander Afenyo-Markin has been confirmed as Majority Leader.

Members of the National Executive Committee who met in Accra on February 23 affirmed his nomination as the replacement for Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu who resigned February 21 during a meeting between the Majority Caucus and President Akufo-Addo.

The General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Justin Kodua Frimpong is expected to formally communicate the decision to Parliament.

Other members of the newly constituted Majority Caucus are:

  1. Patricia Appiagyei (MP for Asokwa)  – Deputy Majority Leader
  2. Frank Annor Dompreh (MP for Nsawam-Adoagyiri) – Majority Whip
  3. Habib Iddrisu (MP for Tolon)- 1st Dep. Majority Whip
  4. Alex Tetteh Djonobuah (MP for Sefwi Akontombra) – 2nd Dep. Majority Whip

In announcing his decision to step down, Mr Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu said among others that, “In my absence from the Country, certain issues had been raised to which I have been connected. I do not want to be the eye of the storm. Nothing should be done that would precipitate cataclysmic consequences. That is why I am stressing peace and unity.

He nonetheless, gets to keep his position as Minister for Parliamentary Affairs.

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