Bagbin takes over as president of Conference of Speakers and Heads of African Parliaments

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Rt. Hon Alban Bagbin has underpinned the importance of the representative role undertaken by parliamentarians across Africa.

The role, according to him strengthens the future and longevity of Africa’s democratic dispensation, hence the need to strengthen collaborative action against emerging political and socio-economic challenges.

The Speaker of Parliament made these remarks during his acceptance speech as President, of the Conference of Speakers and Heads of African Parliaments (CoSAP) which took place in Abuja, Nigeria. Ghana’s Speaker of Parliament takes over from Rt Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives.

The CoSAP was officially launched on the 12th of October 2020 after three key meetings between founding Speakers which took place on 17th August 2020, 17th September 2020, and 12th October 2020.

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