Speaker Bagbin, MPs pay courtesy call on Togbe Afede XIV of Asogli State

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Speaker of Parliament and MPs pay a courtesy call on Togbe Afede
Speaker of Parliament and MPs pay a courtesy call on Togbe Afede

The Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Speaker Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin and some Member of Parliament have pay courtesy call on Togbe Afede XIV of Asogli State in Ho.

The Speaker and some Members of Parliament were at Ho in the Volta region attending a two day post budget workshop in the region. As part of the activities there, the Rt. Hon. Speaker and MPs paid a courtesy call on the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State, President of the Asogli State and former President of the National House of Chiefs and founder of Africa World Airlines, Togbe Afede XIV.

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Speaker of Parliament and MPs pay a courtesy call on Togbe Afede
Speaker of Parliament and MPs pay a courtesy call on Togbe Afede

Addressing a gathering of Chief’s at the Togbe’s palace, Speaker Bagbin assured Ghanaians of his commitment to ensure that the people of Ghana are properly served by the elected members. He said while taking his position very seriously, he also places premium on the fact that Ghana’s Legislature serves the people well.

Togbe Afede, welcoming Speaker and his delegation, spoke about the economic potential of Ghana, stating that the fact that we could not provide for ourselves during the COVID 19 period, in spite of our many resources show how vulnerable we are as a people.

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Traditional Leaders of Asorgli State performing traditional prayers
Traditional Leaders of Asorgli State performing traditional prayers

He spoke also about the high unemployment rate in the country and urged that something his done as soon as possible to reverses this trend. He added that there is a need to improve amenities like educational facilities, road networks etc., urging that roads already started be completed.

He furthered pointed to the politization of the various arms of government and called on Parliament to strengthen itself for better services to the people. He bemoaned the high cost of borrowing and pointed out how that is affecting private business. He called for a separation between the chairmanship and governorship of the Bank of Ghana to ensure that the appropriate  checks and balances are in place.

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Speaker Bagbin, MPs pay courtesy call on Togbe Afede XIV of Asogli State
Speaker Bagbin, MPs pay courtesy call on Togbe Afede XIV of Asogli State

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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