Parliament discusses downward review of ages for presidential, parliamentary hopefuls

Parliament on Tuesday began discussions for a reduction of the ages allowed by Ghana's 1992 Constitution, to qualify for election as President and Member of Parliament. This is to enable more young persons to serve Ghana at the nation's highest political offices. Mr Speaker, if an individual is old enough to vote and decide on what is the political culture, then the person is old enough to hold that portfolio, Mr Ernest Henry Norgbey, MP for Ashaiman Constituency said in a statement ...

Parliament discusses downward review of ages for presidential, parliamentary hopefuls
73201960603 wbreuigtto parliament300x201 Parliament on Tuesday began discussions for a reduction of the ages allowed by Ghana's 1992 Constitution, to qualify for election as President and Member of Parliament. This is to enable more young persons to serve Ghana at the nation's highest political offices. Mr Speaker, if an individual is old enough to vote and decide on what is the political culture, then the person is old enough to hold that portfolio, Mr Ernest Henry Norgbey, MP for Ashaiman Constituency said in a statement ...