There'll Be a Need To Find Ways To Get EC Declare Assin North Seat Vacant If . . .  - Majority Leader

Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Majority Leader, Hon. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu says the Electoral Commission might declare the Assin North seat vacant if the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Bagbin refuses to do so.

The Member of Parliament(MP) for Assin North constituency, James Gyakye Quayson is currently facing a legal battle over his nationality which can affect his seat in Parliament.

A Cape Coast High Court in July 2021, ruled that Mr Quayson cannot hold himself as MP since he held dual citizenship when he filed to contest the polls.

Subsequently, the Supreme Court has ordered a substituted service on James Gyakye Quayson following the fact that all efforts to serve him had proved futile.

Reacting to this in an interview on Peace FM morning show 'Kokrokoo', Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsu said: "Going forward we'll see if he (Speaker) will declare the seat vacant or not; if he doesn't I think in the court processes, they will find a way to get the information to the Electoral Commission to declare the seat vacant for the necessary proceedings to go on," he said.

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