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Parliament resumes sitting on February 6

The Fourth Session of Ghana’s Parliament is expected to convene again on February 6, 2024.

After passing the appropriations bill for the fiscal year that ends on December 31, 2023, Parliament adjourned sine die for the Christmas and New Year holiday early on Saturday, December 23, 2023.

The Third Session of the Eighth Parliament, which convened on October 31st, was scheduled to adjourn sine die on Friday, December 22nd, in honor of Christmas. However, due to the lengthy and exhausting meeting, which lasted until the wee hours of Saturday, December 23rd, it was not adjourned.

Announcing the resumption date in a statement dated January 17, Mr Bagbin said: “KNOW YE ALL MEN that in the exercise of the powers conferred on the Speaker by clause (1) of article 112 of the Constitution, I, Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, Speaker of Parliament, by this Constitutional Instrument, appoint Parliament House, Accra, to be the place, and Ten O’clock in the forenoon of Tuesday, 6th February 2024 to be the date and time which the Fourth Session of the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic shall commence.”