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Politics of Friday, 24 October 2008

Source: GNA

Four parties to contest Nkoranza North and Nkoranza South seats

Nkoranza (BA), Oct. 24, GNA - Four political parties have registered candidates to contest parliamentary seats in the Nkoranza North and Nkoranza South constituencies. The parties are the Democratic Peoples Party (DPP), the Convention People's Party (CPP), the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP). Mr. Frimpong named the candidates for the Nkoranza North Constituency as Mr. Osei Bonsu Junior, 57, for the DPP, Mr. Ameyaw Yahaya, 54, for the CPP, the seating Member of Parliament Major Derek Oduro (RTD) for NPP, and Mr. Kwadwo Agyei-Dwomor, 32, for the NDC. In the Nkoranza South Constituency, Mr. Kwame Amporfo-Twumasi, Deputy Minister of Energy and the Member of Parliament remained as the candidate for the NPP, Mr. Emmanuel Kwadwo Agyekum, 34, for the NDC, Mr. Kwesi Appiah Bekoe, 47, is standing on the ticket of the CPP in the constituency with Mr. Yaw Adjei Donyina, 38, for the Democratic People's Party.

Mr. Frimpong said 1,332 names were removed from voters' register in the Nkoranza District during the exhibition of the voters' register. The deletion of the names was based on multiple registration, deceased voters and minors.

Nkoranza North Constituency electorate urged to vote for NPP

Bono Manso (BA), Oct. 24, GNA - Mr. Abdulai Yaw Adu, chairman of the Nkoranza North Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), on Friday urged the people to vote massively for the party on 7 December. He advised NPP youth to eschew politics of insults and provocation to ensure peaceful elections.

Mr. Adu was addressing NPP supporters at Bono Manso during the inauguration of the Society Confederation of the party, formed to canvass votes for the party in the constituency.

He urged the electorate to vote for Major Derek Oduro (rtd) NPP parliamentary candidate for the area for accelerated development. Mr. Adu on behalf of Major Oduro donated 200 Ghana Cedis to the group and said the parliamentary candidate has promised to provide three bicycles to facilitate the movement of members. Madam Doris Yeboah, NPP activist in the constituency, appealed to government to provide potable water for the people. 24 Oct. 08