Massive Crowd Welcome Alban Bagbin In His Hometown (Photos)

Alban Bagbin storms his hometown

Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Bagbin, the Speaker of the 8th Parliament was given a royal welcome when he arrived in his home region, Upper West.

On April 7, 2021, Hon. Alban Bagbin stormed his hometown for the first after his historic election as the Speaker of Parliament on January 7, 2021.

The speaker upon his arrival paid a courtesy call on the Overlord of the Waala Traditional Area, Naa Fuseini Seidu Pelpuo VI, in his Palace.

He was accompanied by a delegation of some members and staff of Parliament, including the MP for WA Central, Dr. Rashid Pelpuo, brother of the Waala.

Speaking on the behalf of the Speaker, Hon. Dr. Pelpuo said the Speaker was home after his election, to show gratitude to the people of the region, whose support and prayers have made him who he is today, adding that there was no better place to start his gratitude tour than the palace of the Overlord.

The Overlord, Naa Fuseini Seidu Pelpuo VI also in his welcoming speech said the whole Upper West Region was proud of the unique qualities that enabled him to attain the number three position in the country.

He said;

“If there was an iota of doubt in anyone’s mind about your suitability for the position it has have been expelled”, he said.

“The overriding factor in your steady rise to prominence is your perseverance in education, in spite of a very disadvantaged beginning, your rose to the third most enviable position in the country. This is a testimony for us in the region that education must be a priority”.

Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Bagbin, on his part, said education has been and would continue to be his priority area of attention.

He told the massive crowd that welcomed him, mostly youth, that he did menial jobs to help support his education and that effort has enabled him to get where he is today and urged them to prioritize education as it is the only way out of poverty.

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Alban Bagbin storms his hometown