Politics of Wednesday, 31 October 2012
Source: Isaac Kyei Andoh
The Constituency Chairman of the Nii Okauiman branch of the National Democratic Congress Alhaji Mohammed Above has in indicated that his number one target for the upcoming election is to see to the defeat of the incumbent Shelley Ayorkor Botsway.
According to him, with Sedinam Tamakloe, his work has been made much easier and is looking forward to 7th December with great optimism.
Speaking exclusively to this reporter, the renowned herbal medicine practioner reintegrated that under his chairmanship, there was no way the Constituency was going to fall to the incumbent NPP MP for the third time running.
He said “it is about time this constituency reverts to the NDC to bring about the much needed development that Ayorkor has deliberately starved the people in the area off”
“No meaningful developmental project has been embarked on since she became an MP for this area and the people themselves are fed up with”
He revealed that the poor performance of Hon. Ayorkor Botsway has made it easier for the NDC candidate to sell her vision for the constituency because of the long period of time in which the people have been depravity of development by the MP.
He added that, on knowing that the constituency was going to demarcated, she quickly moved to Nii Okaiman, the part of the then Weija constituency believed to be the stronghold of the NPP because she failed the people of Gbawe and Mallam woefully that a third term bid would have been rejected by the people.
He however assured her a run for her money if she thinks that the new constituency was going to be an easy ride for her.
He further rubbished claims that the area he was presiding over for the NDC was and NPP stronghold, saying that it was an area full of enlightened and discerning individual who only fell pray to the sweet tongues of the NPP.
“It is not true that this is an NPP dominated area, it is perceived so because the people fell fo the deceit of the NPP but now they have seen the light and the light is Sedinam” he stressed.
He called on the entire constituency to root against a third straight term of lack of development, place the developmental needs of the area above everything else and vote massively fo Sediman Tamakloe.