The Rt Hon. Speaker of Parliament Anita Among on Monday joined her counterparts to witness the opening of the 5th ordinary session of the Pan African Parliament (PAP) in Midrand, South Africa. The Pan African Parliament is the legislative arm of the African union comprising members from National Parliaments of AU member states. The ceremony is presided over by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat. According to a press statement issued on June 27th, the plenary session which will be chaired by the Chief Executive officer and legal representative of the African union will be dedicated to the election of the President of the Pan-African Parliament, scheduled to take place on June 29th ,2022. H.E. Mahamat will also oversee the swearing -in of new members of the PAP and is expected to deliver the key note address during the opening ceremony.