GHANA’S PARLIAMENT POSTPONES STATE OF NATION ADDRESS TO JAN 5

The Ghanaian Parliament has rescheduled the presentation of the State of the Nation Address by outgoing President John Mahama to Thursday.

The address, which was earlier scheduled for Dec 22, 2016, will be the president’s final address to the country before handing over office to President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

According to a statement released by the Deputy Director of Public Affairs of the Office Parliament, Kate Addo, the address would be in fulfilment of Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution.

The presentation will also herald the end of the life of the Sixth Parliament of the Fourth Republic which will officially end on Jan 6, 2017.

President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be sworn in on Jan 7.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

   

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