Born on September 24, 1957, at Sombo in the Upper West Region, Hon. Bagbin is a graduate of the University of Ghana (1977-1980) and the Ghana School of Law (1980 -1982).

He holds an Executive Masters in Governance and Leadership from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). The MP for Nadowli Kaleo and former Majority Leader started schooling at an early age at the Roman Catholic Primary School, Sombo, did his second cycle education at Wa Secondary School and ended at the Tamale Secondary School, where he earned his Ordinary Level and Advanced Level certificates before entering the University of Ghana in 1977.

From 1980 to 1982, he worked at the Bureau of Statistics and Statistical Service as the acting Secretary to the Statistical Service Board while between 1982 and 1983; he worked as Personnel Manager of the erstwhile State Hotels Corporation.Mr. Bagbin practiced as private legal practitioner in the Akyem Chambers, a firm of legal practitioners, consultants and notaries public, as a partner.

He is currently the longest serving a member of parliament, having served since 1993 when the first parliament under the 4th Republic was inaugurated. He has held a number of positions in Parliament since 1994 and capped his law making career with the ultimate, the Majority Leader and Leader of the House.In the first Parliament of the Fourth Republic, he was made the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Subsidiary Legislation and Vice Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Mines and Energy and Member of the Committee on Local Government and Rural Development.

In the Second Parliament of the Fourth Republic, Mr. Bagbin was the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs with oversight responsibilities for the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice, Electoral Commission, National Commission on Civic Education, Office of Parliament and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

He was also the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee from 2001 to 2005.He was also the Vice-Chairman of the Appointments Committee of Parliament. He did not run again for Parliament in the 2020 elections.

GH Elections2020: Derek P K Nkansa,(NPP UK Chairman) Writes.

So the NDC claims it has won the elections, yet refuses to produce evidence to back it? What a party?

The results were declared, certified and signed at the polling stations, before onward transmission to the Constituency Collation Center for aggregated tabulation.

The truth is at the Polling station and that truth in the form of a pink sheet is given to every Party agent at the Polling Station.

And so I dare Ex-President Mahama, to show us his pink sheets, and let’s put that side by side with ours and the truth will be clear to him.

NDC, produce your pink sheets and let’s compare.

There is only one truth; His Excellency President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has won the elections hands down.

GH Elections2020: Two Arrested For Tampering With Presidential Ballot Papers

The two officers who tampered with the presidential ballot in Awutu Senya West and Bawuku Central constituencies have been arrested.

The officers are Mary Adatsi in the Awutu Senya constituency and Ahmed Shafawu in the Bawku Central constituency.

The suspected officers were removed from their post prior to their arrest.

The EC has indicated that all presidential candidates should appear on a thumb-printed ballot paper before it will be considered as valid and counted.

It has also charged agents of political parties and candidates as well as the general public to be vigilant to ensure free and fair elections.