April 8, 2021

Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin has said education would continue to be his priority area of attention, when he was met on arrival by a massive crowd that welcomed him on, Wednesday, March 7, 2021 when he arrived in his Upper West Region, his home town.

He told a massive crowd, mostly the youth who welcomed him that he did a menial job to support his education and that effort has enabled him to get to where he is today, and urged them to prioritize their education as it is the only way out of poverty.

And pointed out the special role of women in the country’s development and further added that there cannot be a better society without women empowerment, and promised to invest in the empowerment of women in the region and the country in general.

The Speaker and his entourage later called on the Regional Minister, where they spoke about the need to put Ghana first.

Speaker Bagbin recounted events leading to his election to the position of speaker and said the unseen hand of God was at work and that he will ensure that the interest of the country is his paramount interest.

 He added that democracy has come to help the country but not to divide, and urged all to endeavour to work in harmony for peace to reign.

The Regional Minister, after welcoming the delegation reiterated the fact that as Ghanaians, “we have a common destiny and that should be our guiding principle instead of partisan politics”.