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I never saw this day coming – Afenyo-Markin1 min read

I never saw this day coming – Afenyo-Markin<span class="wtr-time-wrap after-title"><span class="wtr-time-number">1</span> min read</span>

A surprise shake-up of the majority leadership in Parliament yesterday saw the elevation of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member for Effutu, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, from deputy majority leader to Majority Leader.

This follows the sudden resignation of the majority leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu last Thursday.

The official announcement of the changes on the floor of the House ended speculations and also calmed some nerves in the NPP, especially, considering how it was handled.
Although the Speaker, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, was supposed to announce the changes to the House per a correspondence from the party, he decided to cede it to Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu to do so.
The changes followed the adoption of recommendations of the National Council of the NPP by the National Executive Committee (NEC) after a meeting last Thursday.

It affirmed an earlier interpretation by Mr Bagbin that the process of changes in the leadership of the House, as stipulated in Standing Order 6, could only emanate from the leadership of the party.

The reshuffle also saw the NPP MP for Asokwa, Patricia Appiagyei, being named as the new Deputy Majority Leader.