Assin North won’t vote for an opposition MP whose party has frustrated dev’t – Ahiagbah

The Director of Communications for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Richard Ahiagbah has said the people of Assin North will vote for the governing NPP in the by-election.  

He says they will not choose an opposition party that has frustrated accelerated development for the people over the past six years.

“Assin North will not vote for an opposition MP whose party in the last 6 years has frustrated accelerated development for the good people of Assin North.

“No, Assin North shall vote for NPP on June 27th because NPP and Assin North are one! he tweeted.

The Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) selected Tuesday, June 27 as the date for the by-election.

The seat was declared vacant by the Clerk of Parliament, Cyril Kwabena Oteng Nsiah, after the Attorney General, Godfred Yeboah Dame, wrote to notify the Speaker on the decision of the Supreme Court on Wednesday, May 17.

By a press release exactly two weeks afterwards, the EC says nominations for prospective candidates will be received from Monday, June 12 to Wednesday, June 14 from 9:00am to 12:00pm and from 2:00pm to 5:00pm each day.

“The filing fee for the election is Ten Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢10,000.00) per candidate,” the Chairperson, Jean Mensa, said in the press release.

“All completed nomination forms are expected to be delivered in quadruplicate.”

Source: Laud Nartey

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