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General News of Friday, 21 February 2020


I’ll sack you if you use foul language to campaign for me – Abayage warns team members

Tangoba Abayage, Upper East Regional Minister Tangoba Abayage, Upper East Regional Minister

Tangoba Abayage, Upper East Regional Minister and aspiring parliamentary candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the Navrongo Central Constituency has reaffirmed a pledge to execute her campaign in a decorous manner and vowed to oust any member of her campaign team who goes contrary to the pledge.

Ms Tangoba Abayage on Thursday successfully filed her nomination forms at the New Patriotic Party constituency office in Navrongo in the company of hundreds of jubilant supporters and well-wishers.

“Today, I stand here to make a solemn pledge that not I nor any of my team members would use and foul language against anybody. I have told them if a single person should do that in my team, on that very day the person is out” she said in an address to a jubilant crowd shortly after filing her nomination forms.

She also stated that “We have a message and we are sticking to that message. It is that message that will send us to parliament on the 7th of December”.

According to her, the New Patriotic Party in the Navrongo Central constituency needs a united and strengthened front to enable the party retain the seat in the 2020 elections, this she noted can only be obtained if she is elected the parliamentary candidate of the party in the constituency.

Ms Tangoba Abayage is staging a contest against incumbent Member of Parliament Joseph Kofi Adda who is seeking re-election.

The contest has been described by political watchers as the most lit contest in the camp of the New Patriotic Party in the Upper East region especially because both aspirants are Ministers of State with some very interesting demographics and dynamics to play out in the upcoming internal elections.