General News Politics

Asantehene Congratulates Kyei Mesah Bonsu On His New Appointment As Vice Chair Of Commonwealth Parliamentary Ass.


Asantehene,Otumfour Osei Tutu II has  congratulated  Hon.Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu on his new  appointment as vice chairperson for commonwealth parliamentary Association .

The overlord of Asante  expressed his confidence in him  and blessed him in all his endeavors.

Speaking at Manhyia palace  yesterday,the  Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, officially  announced his presence at the Manhyia palace to tell Otumfour Osei Tutu II about his new position in Africa.

Not long ago,Mr.Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu was  elected by the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) as its new acting Vice-Chairperson.

The Suame legislator was handed the top job after a successful election that saw him beat New Zealand’s Garry Brownlee, his only contender.

While Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu garnered 16 votes, Garry Brownlee had 6.

He will therefore be present in the association’s upcoming executive committee meeting slated for between September 27 and 30.

“The voting of the CPA acting Vice-Chairperson was undertaken in accordance with Article 21(6) of the Constitution, which allows for an election of Acting Vice-Chairperson in the absence of a formal meeting, an election to determine the successful candidate with a simple majority vote will take place by an email ballot of the Executive Committee Members.”

Mr.Stephen Twigg, Secretary -General of the Commonwealth parliamentary association was happy that  Hon.Kyei Mensah Bonsu  was  confirmed from the CPA Africa Region and  being voted for by the Executive Committee to be the CPA Acting Vice-Chairperson

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Assocaition is an organisation that works to support good governance, democracy and human rights.

It currently has about 180 branches, its nine administrative regions: Africa, Asia, Australia, British Islands and Mediterranean, Canada, Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic, India, Pacific, and South-East Asia.

The CPA Headquarters Secretariat is based in London. Foster

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.