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Dr. Ato Forson Breaks Silence On Leadership Appointment

Dr. Ato Forson Breaks Silence On Leadership Appointment

Member of Parliament for Ajumako Enyan-Assiam in the Central Region and now the leader of the Minority Caucus in Parliament, Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson, has for the first time broken his silence on his new role.

The National Executives of the opposition NDC, as part of its restructuring exercise, has embarked on a major shake-up in the leadership of the party in parliament.

Dr Cassiel Ato Forson, will take over from Hon. Haruna Iddrisu as Minority Leader pending the endorsement of the Speaker. Deputy Minority leader role which was held by James Klutse Avedzi has been handed over to the Ellembelle MP, Emmanuel Kofi Armah Boah.

On the Whip and Deputy Whip roles, Kwame Agbodza becomes the Chief Whip for the opposition side and will be deputised by Banda MP, Ahmed Ibrahim and Ada legislator, Comfort Doyo Ghansah respectively.

Commenting on the reshuffle on his Facebook Page on Thursday morning, Dr. Ato Forson expressed his appreciation to the party for the appointment given him.

He added that following his appointment, he has held fruitful meetings with his predecessor and further thanked him for service.

He again pledged that he will represent the collective goals of the party with high integrity.

“I am honoured and humbled to have been chosen to lead our illustrious and gallant caucus in Parliament. I thank the leadership of our party who have placed their trust and confidence in me. I am also deeply grateful to colleagues, the rank and file of our party and the Ghanaian people for their profound support and solidarity,” portions of the statement read.
He added that “I have held fruitful and positive conversations with my senior brother Hon. Haruna Iddrisu. I commend him for his admirable stewardship when he was granted the opportunity by our party’s leadership.
As leader, it will be my duty to represent our collective goals with unwavering dedication and high integrity. I have no doubt that with your support we shall succeed. May God bless our efforts.”
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