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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

First Ordinary Session of the Fifth Pan African Parliament kicks off in Kigali

Roger Nkodo Dang

The First Ordinary Session of the Fifth Parliament of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) kicked off officially on Monday October 22, /2018 at the Kigali Convention Centre in Rwanda, where legislators from across the continent convened to dissect matters pertaining to the continent's progress.
According to a statement by PAP’s Communications Officer, Mr. Jeffrey Onganga, the session is taking place under the theme: “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation”. The keynote address was delivered by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, who doubles as the Chairperson of the African Union.
The opening session witnessed the swearing in of 16 new members from countries that included Chad, Comoros, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe. Notable amongst those sworn in is Senator Fortune Charumbira, a returning PAP parliamentarian from Zimbabwe who contested for the office of President of the Pan African Parliament on May 10, 2018

1 comment:

  1. I'm happy with the progress and the commitment of our African leaders in supporting our PAP legislators in fighting against corruption, it's evil and one of the instruments if not eliminated, then it may take us back to our colonial era.
    Hon Ibrahim Bello mp
    Nigerian Delegate PAP 2011/2015


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