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General News of Saturday, 15 January 2022


Alban Bagbin’s military attachés withdrawn

Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, Speaker of Parliament

Armed Forces to regularise attachment of military personnel to Speaker

Military personnel were attached to Speaker without proper procedure, Armed Forces

Parliament resumes sitting on January 25

The Chief of Staff at the Headquarters of the Ghana Armed Forces, Major General Nicholas Peter Andoh, has withdrawn 4 military personnel attached to the office of the Speaker of Parliament.

According to a letter from the office of Chief of Staff sighted by GhanaWeb, the military personnel were attached to the Speaker without proper procedure.

They are, therefore, to with immediate effect from January, 14 withdraw their services while efforts are being made to regularize their attachment.

The officers, WO1 Jafaru Bunwura, WOII Apugiba Awine David, S/Sgt Agbley Prosper and Sgt. Bonney Prince have been serving Bagbin’s office since he became Speaker in January 2021.

Below is the statement: