Who are the current deputy speakers in Ghana?
Deputy Speaker The current Deputy Speakers are the MP for Bekwai, Joseph Osei-Owusu, of the New Patriotic Party and MP for Fomena, Andrew Asiamah Amoako, an Independent MP.
How do you become a deputy speaker?
The Deputy Speaker is elected in the first meeting of the Lok Sabha after the General elections for a term of five years from amongst the members of the Lok Sabha. They hold office until either they cease to be a member of the Lok Sabha or they resign.
Who is the present speaker of deputy?
State Legislative Assemblies
|Karnataka (list)||Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri||Anand Mamani|
|Kerala||M. B. Rajesh||Chittayam Gopakumar|
|Madhya Pradesh (list)||Girish Gautam||Vacant|
|Maharashtra (list)||Narhari Sitaram Zirwal (acting)||Narhari Sitaram Zirwal|
Who is Joseph Osei-Owusu profile?
Joseph Osei-Owusu (born 22 January 1962, in Bekwai) is a Ghanaian lawyer, and politician. He is the first deputy speaker of the 8th Parliament of the 4th Republic and also the Member of Parliament for the Bekwai constituency in the Ghanaian Parliament.
Who is the first female speaker of parliament in Ghana?
|The Right Honourable Joyce Adeline Bamford-Addo JSC, CV|
|Alma mater||Holy Child School Inner Temple|
|Known for||First woman Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana First woman Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana|
How is Speaker appointed?
Election of the speaker Newly elected Members of Parliament from the Lok Sabha elect the Speaker among themselves. The Speaker should be someone who understands Lok Sabha functions and it should be someone accepted among the ruling and opposition parties. MPs propose a name to the Pro tem speaker.
Who is the Rajya Sabha Speaker?
The Vice President of India (currently, Venkaiah Naidu) is the ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, who presides over its sessions.
Who is parliament speaker?
|Speaker of the Lok Sabha|
|Incumbent Om Birla since 19 June 2019|
|Style||The Hon’ble (formal) Mr. Speaker (informal)|
|Status||Chairman and presiding officer|
Who is fomena MP?
Andrew Asiamah Amoako (24 February 1966) is a Ghanaian lawyer, politician and member of the Eighth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana, elected to office in December 2020 as an independent candidate. He currently represents the Fomena Constituency in the Ashanti Region.
Can a Deputy Speaker count himself as a member of Parliament?
Minority Leader leader Haruna Iddrisu is unhappy with the verdict of the Supreme Court that a Deputy Speaker who is also a Member of Parliament can vote. The Minority in Parliament expressed disappointment over the Supreme Court ruling on the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament counting himself.
Can the Deputy Speaker count himself for the purposes of quorum?
He argued in the context of articles 102 and 104 of the 1992 Constitution that the Deputy Speaker was not permitted to count himself for the purposes of quorum, since he had neither an original nor a casting vote as Speaker presiding.
What did Haruna Iddrisu say about the Ghana Supreme Court ruling?
Addressing a press conference in Parliament to react to the ruling, Haruna Iddrisu said “Our attention has been drawn to a very disappointing ruling of the Supreme Court of Ghana which more or less will amount to a judicial interference in time tested Parliamentary practice and establishment convention.