Fifty-seven (57) parliamentary aspirants of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) filed their nomination forms at the close of nominations on Thursday, February 20, to contest in 20 constituencies of the Greater Accra Region.
Daniel Parker Odartai
France, the Regional Secretary of the NPP, who announced in a statement signed and issued in Accra, said there are 13 women and 44 men in the race to contest on the ticket of the party in the Region.
Tema Central Constituency, the incumbent MP Hon Kofi Brako is slugging it out with three other aspirants, including Yves Nii Noi Hanson Nortey who is seeking to remove current MP for Tema Central.
Tema Central will have a fascinating contest as incumbent MP faces off with Nii Noi Hanson for sole ticket to represent his constituents. The incumbent will come face – face with Nii Noi Hanson and it will be a crunch contest.
Nii Noi Hanson whose campaign message is empowering the polling station executives with jobs.
He indicated that,the move is to empower the polling station executives with 1 delegate 1 Uber which is expected to be run as work and pay own it scheme, which will also serve as source of income for party activities.
Nii Noi Hanson, is advising members of the governing NPP, especially Tema Central Delegates to vote massively for him who supported and were in the thick of affairs when the party was in opposition for eight years ago.
Source : Kwadwo Baffour Atuahene AngelFm/TV.