Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has travelled again to the United Arab Emirates, UAE for medical review; a letter to the President has confirmed.
According to the letter informing President Akufo-Addo of the trip sighted by ABC News, the speaker explained that his appointment for a medical review was due on January 7, 2022.
He however indicated that he is expected to return to the country on Sunday, January 23, 2022.
The House is expected to reconvene on January 25, for the first meeting of its second session.
Alban Bagbin also informed the President that “prior to the resumption of the House, Parliament intends to undertake a Covid-19 (booster) vaccination exercise for Members of Parliament and Officers of the Parliamentary Service.”
This, he explained formed part of measures to “contain the infection and spread of the Coronavirus Disease within the parliamentary precincts, particularly in the wake of the spike in infections as well as the new wave of the Omicron variant of the disease.”
Find a copy of the letter below: