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Regional News of Tuesday, 28 March 2006

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Cocaine Or No Cocaine, Amoateng Is Still Our MP

Against Go Quench, Jealousy Go Shame
The capital of Nkoranza North Constituency, Busunya, in the Brong Ahafo Region as last Friday shaken to its foundation when a huge crowd irrespective of age and political affiliation trooped onto the streets of the town amidst fun far in support of the embattled Member of Parliament, Eric Amoateng.

The crowd that had come from Busunya and its environs were in a merry mood and were carrying make shift placards some of which had the inscriptions, ?Cocaine or No Cocaine Amoateng Is Still Our MP? and ?Against Go Quench, Jelousy Go Shame?. That was the scene when a ten member New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary delegation paid a surprise visit to the constituency to fraternize with the constituents to know how the constituency was faring in the absence of its MP who is currently facing trial in USA on an alleged drug trafficking charges.

The ten member delegation included Isaac Asiamah, MP for Atwima Mponuah; Emmanuel Gyamfi, MP for Odotobiri; John Agyabeng, Agona East, Ofori Kuragu, Bosome Freho, and Opare Gyan, Suhum. The rest are, Doris Seidu, Chereponi, Yaw Ntow Ababio, Dormaa East, Edward Enning, Obuase; Robert Sarfo Mensah, Asunafo North, and Benito Owusu Bio for Atwima-Nwabiagya.