The Member of Parliament for Dome Kwabenya, Ms Sarah Adwoa Sarfo who has been selected as the Deputy Majority Leader representing the New Patriotic Party in the next Parliament has said she feels humbled by the nomination.
“To God be the glory, I’m very humbled because it's going to be a very large majority on our side. We have new MPs coming in and MPs that I have worked with in the past.“
“For the august House, and the party leadership to have considered my name, I feel humbled for a woman to take that position for the first time,” she said on Accra-based Joy FM.
Many have since expressed joy at the choice of a female for the deputy minority leader position.
When asked what she would bring to the table, Ms Safo said she believes she would do her best because she took her lessons very seriously and she now has adequate knowledge of the rules of the House.
“I believe that as a young woman for starters, and being the person to take that big seat, I believe that my team is going to be very supportive. I’m going to bring on board team playing, humility, honesty and make sure that what government business it is that is coming from my government, that needs to be prosecuted on the Floor of Parliament would be done so effectively and to the satisfaction of many even across the other side.”
Ms Safo is the 35-year-old daughter of industrialist and pastor, Apostle Kwadwo Safo.
She is a lawyer by profession and holds an LLM from George Washington University.
She also has LLB from the University of Ghana, Legon and a BL from the Ghana School of Law.