The SeventhÂ ParliamentÂ of the Fourth Republic of Ghana will be dissolved today at midnight.
This is in accordance with Article 113(1) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana.
The dissolution will pave way for the inauguration of the EighthÂ ParliamentÂ of the Fourth Republic and the investiture ofÂ Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President-Elect on January 7th, 2021.
PresidentÂ Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoÂ on Tuesday, January 5th, delivered his final State of the Nation address in accordance with Article 67 of the Constitution.
A statement fromÂ ParliamentÂ said, â€œMembers of the 8thÂ Parliament will convene in the Chamber ofÂ ParliamentÂ to elect a Speaker and Two Deputy Speakers, in accordance with Articles 95, 96 and 100(2) of the 1992 Constitution, after which the elected Members of the 8thÂ ParliamentÂ will be sworn in by the Speaker at the Chamber ofÂ ParliamentÂ as per Article 100(1) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana.”
“The President-elect will then be sworn in before the 8thÂ Parliament in accordance with Article 57(3) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana.â€