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I believe I served NPP very well and I have no regrets – Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu

The Member of Parliament of Suame, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu who has just resigned from his position as Majority Leader, says he has served the New Patriotic Party (NPP) diligently ever since he entered Parliament.

Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu is currently one of the longest-serving lawmakers in Ghana. He entered Parliament on the same day as President Akufo-Aslo did on January 7th, 1997.

He tendered his resignation as Majority Leader at a meeting involving the President, the Majority Caucus and the National Officers of the NPP at the Jubilee House on Wednesday Febraury 21, 2024.

“I have served the Party diligently ever since I entered Parliament on the same day, January 7th 1997, with the President. I believe I have served the Party very well to the best of my ability, and I have no regrets.

“There is a difficult battle ahead of us, to which enterprise all of us must commit ourselves. We are at a critical juncture that requires absolute unity and peace within our ranks to successfully prosecute the ‘Breaking the 8 Agenda’.

He added “In my absence from the Country, certain Issues had been raised to which I have been connected. I do not want to be the eye of the storm. Nothing should be done that would precipitate cataclysmic consequences. That is why I am stressing peace and unity.

“For those of my colleagues who are here, let me express my most sincere gratitude to you all for the partnership and assistance that you have provided to propel the agenda of the Party, and latterly, government.

“At this stage, I would want to inform Mr. President, the Members of Leadership, herein present, the Leadership of the Party, and all others, that I voluntarily declare my intent to step down as the Majority Leader before you my colleagues here and now, in order to afford the Caucus the opportunity to choose their leader. I thank you Mr. President for the opportunity afforded. Thank you all once again.”

Source: 3news

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