Central Region NDC salutes Ato Forson

The leadership of the Na­tional Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Central Re­gion has congratulated Dr Cassiel Ato Forson on his appointment as the Minority Leader in Parliament.

The national leadership of the party on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, announced a shake-up of its leadership in Parliament.

Dr Cassiel Ato Forson was announced as the new Minority Leader taking over from Tamale South MP, Haruna Iddrisu who has been serving in such position since January 2017.

The Central Regional Secretari­at of the NDC in a statement said, “The leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Central Region wishes on be­half of the entire membership of the party in the region, to extend a very hearty congratulation to the new Minority Leader in Parliament, Dr Cassiel Ato Forson on his elevation”.

The statement further com­mended Dr Forson for his hard work and dedication to the cause of the party in Parliament.

“Dr Ato Forson’s elevation offers ample testament to his hard work and dedication to the cause of the NDC in Parliament and in Ghana in general over the years”.

The statement added that Dr Forson, who is the Member of Par­liament for Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam has brought honour to the region, and expressed confidence that he would excel in his new role.

“He joins a distinguished array of sons and daughters of the region, who have brought honour to the region through their meteoric rise to various high offices.

We have absolute confidence in Dr Forson’s ability to perform ex­cellently in his new role of leading the Minority in Parliament to keep the marauding and underperform­ing Akufo-Addo government in check and subject them to strict legislative oversight and scrutiny to protect the Ghanaian people from the abysmal and appalling governance they have offered,” the

 statement added.

The statement further thanked the outgoing minority leader for his significant contributions to the country’s parliamentary democ­racy.

“We also wish to acknowl­edge the significant contributions of the immediate past minori­ty leader, Mr lddrisu and his leadership team to the NDC and Ghana’s parliamentary democracy and wish him well in any future endeavours, even as he remains an integral part and important stal­wart of the NDC,” the statement said.

The MP for Ellembelle, Em­manuel Armah-Kofi Buah also replaces James Klutse Avedzi as Deputy Minority Leader.

Mr Kwame Agbodza becomes the Chief Whip for the opposi­tion side and with the deputies as MP for Banda, Ahmed Ibrahim and Ada legislator, Comfort Doyoe-Ghansah. —citinewsroom

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