The Dombo youth group, which is affiliated to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Tamale in the Northern Region, has declared its support for Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye as a suitable candidate for speaker of Ghana’s next parliament.
The group’s Chairman, Abdul Majeed Fuseini, in a Citi News interview described the former lawmaker for Dome-Kwabenya constituency in the Greater Accra Region, as a time-tested politician capable of superintending over affairs in the next Parliament.
He pleaded with President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, to assign Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye to the top job of Speaker of the nation’s August House.
Abdul Majeed Fuseini recalled Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye’s achievements as a former Deputy Speaker of Parliament and concluded that he was better placed for the role in the legislative body.
He congratulated President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo on his victory in the just ended Presidential elections and expressed hope he was going to perform well in office.
Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye was a Minister of Energy and Communication from 2005 to 2007.
He deepened Ghana and India’s bilateral relations during his tenure as Ghana’s High Commissioner to India from 2002 to 2004.
Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye has written and published journals on several topics including politics In Ghana 1982-1992, culture, conflict and traditional Authority in Africa: a Ghanaian perspective in the Political economy of peace and security in Africa, human rights in Africa in the new global order: a dilemma as well as civil society and the domestic policy environment in Ghana.
Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye is a product of the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies and the University of Ghana, Legon.
By: Abdul Karim Naatogmah/citifmonline.com/Ghana