The Member of Parliament for Effutu, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has called on the Speaker of Parliament to declare the New Patriotic Party (NPP) as the majority side in the eighth parliament.

According to Mr Afenyo-Markin, the NPP side together with the independent member of parliament for Fomena, Andrew Amoako Asiamah who has indicated his willingness to sit with the NPP constitute the majority in Ghana.

The NDC MPs in Parliament have stated that they are the majority in Parliament and last week Wednesday sat at the majority side in Parliament on the eve of the election of the Speaker of Parliament.

Both the NDC and the NPP have 137 members in Parliament with one independent candidate in the elections held on 7 December 2020.

In a statement, Mr Afenyo-Markin also wants the Speaker to order that the formation of the various Committees in the House tilt in favour of the NPP caucus.

Read the full statement below:

Source: Ghana/