Parliament Recalled...Speaker To Be Sworn In As President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will leave for Monrovia this weekend for the investitute of George Oppong Weah as President of Liberia.

And with the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia also on medical leave in the United Kingdom (UK), Parliament is being recalled based on constitutional provision to swear the Speaker, Mike Ocquaye in as Acting President.

A statement signed by the 1st Deputy Speaker of Parliament indicated that "in exercise of the power conferred on the Speaker by Order 42(3) of the standing orders of the Parliament of Ghana, I, Honourable Joseph Osei-Owusu, first Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Pursuant to order 13(2) do hereby summon Parliament to sit on Sunday, 21st January, 2018 at half past two o’clock in the afternoon at Parliament House, Accra for the swearing in of the right Honourable Speaker as acting President of the Republic in accordance with article 60(11) and (12) of the 1992 constitution".