January 28, 2016
Parliament on Tuesday (26th January) nominated and approved Hon. Ajibola Manley-Spaine and Hon. Umu Dankay Bangura to serve in the ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja, Nigeria and the Pan-African Parliament in Johannesburg, South Africa respectively.
Hon. Manly-Spain will be replacing the late Hon. Augustine Bockarie Torto, a senior MP who passed away in 2015, whilst Hon. Bangura replaces at the Pan-African Parliament Hon. Isata Kabia, who was recently appointed by the President as Minister of State II in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
Speaker of Parliament, Hon. S.B.B. Dumbuya, made the announcement in the well of parliament whilst MPs concurred with their nominations in a collective of voice.