Speaker of Parliament,
Rt. Hon Bagbin in Wa

The Parliament of Ghana has indicated its intention to hold a Youth Mock Parliament among five tertiary students from the northern zone of Ghana in Wa on Thursday 15th June 2023 at the Upper West Regional Library.

The exercise is part of activities to celebrate 30 years of parliamentary democracy in Ghana under the auspices of the Speaker of the Eighth Parliament, Right Honorable Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin.

A public forum and a peace walk in Tamale and Bolgatanga is also expected to be held as part of activities lined up for the commemoration 30 years of Ghana’s parliamentary democracy .

The celebration of the 30th anniversary of Ghana’s parliament is on the theme: “Thirty years of Parliamentary democracy under the Fourth Republic: The Journey thus far”.

A statement signed by the 30th Anniversary Celebrations Committee Coordinator Mr Ebenezer Ehumah Djietror, and copied to Info Radio said the anniversary activities will be celebrated in four regional zones, beginning with the Northern Zone.

The statement said the activities of the anniversary are aimed to foster civic engagement and enhance public awareness of parliamentary democracy.

The statement said the commemoration “will provide an opportunity for Parliament and Ghanaians to reflect on Parliament’s achievements, acknowledge challenges, and recommit to the principles of democracy, justice, and equality that have guided the nation over the years.”

“Ghana’s 30th anniversary of parliamentary democracy is a significant milestone for the country and a testament to its commitment to democratic governance. It also serves as a reminder of the progress made in the past three decades and the need to continue to strengthen democratic institutions and processes.

Furthermore, a television broadcast will showcase the parliamentary journey thus far, with particular emphasis on the pivotal role and significant contributions of women in the history of Parliament”, it added.

According to the statement, the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Bagbin, therefore, called on all Ghanaians to participate in these commemorative activities.

“As we reflect on the past and forge ahead, let us strengthen our resolve to preserve and enhance Ghana’s parliamentary democracy, safeguarding it for generations to come”, it said.

Leave a Reply

error: Content is protected !!