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Politics of Sunday, 21 June 2020

Source: GNA

Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture retains Krowor seat

Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture

Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture has retained her seat as the New Patriotic Party parliamentary candidate for the Krowor constituency.

Mrs Quaye polled 362 votes, while Mr Emmanuel Laryea Odai had 359 votes and Eric Aryekwei Okine got one vote, one rejected ballot out of a total of 723 delegates.

Mrs Quaye in an interview with the Ghana News Agency after the victory thanked the delegates for the confidence reposed in her and pledged to respond to the needs of the constituency.

She called for unity irrespective of the factions, saying the victory was not only for her but for the party in general.

"There is more ahead of us. Unity is key in the build-up to the December elections, we need to come together and strategise for the general elections," she said.

She was optimistic about winning the general election and retain the seat as the Member of Parliament for Krowor constituency.

"We need to galvanise our effort and fight hard to win the upcoming Presidential and Parliamentary elections to continue with our developmental agenda".

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