The only independent Member of the Eighth Parliament, Andrews Amoako Asiamah, has been elected as the Second Deputy Speaker.
He was nominated by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) caucus of the House and supported by the NPP caucus of the House.
Meanwhile the MP for Bekwai Constituecy in the Ashanti region, Hon. Joseph Osei Owusu (Jowise) has also been maintained as the 1st Deputy Speaker of Parliament.
Chairing the function, the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Agban Sumani Kingsford Bagbin notyed that this 8th Parliament will be a memorable one as he seeks support from the August House.