Minister of Local Government, Hajia Alima Mahama faces a herculean task of beating three other contestants before she will qualify as the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) Parliamentary Candidate for Nalerigu-Constituency the Savannah Region.
MyNewsGh.com has confirmed that the former Minister of Gender under the erstwhile Kufuor regime, slugs it out with Deputy National Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), Peter Wuni, Mr. Mohammed Sampa, a Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in charge of Finance and Administration at the Metro Mass Transit (MMT) limited and one Dr. Musah Yamba Issahaku on April 25.
Investigations conducted by MyNewsGh.com reveal that the
contest promises to be one of the heated in the Region with surprises expected
taking into account the outcome of previous contests.
Meanwhile, the North East Regional Secretary of the NPP,
Lawyer Sulley Sambian has revealed that a total of 14 aspirants filed to
contest for the three slots in the constituency with Walelwale recording the
In the Bunkpurugu Constituency where the Regional Minister Solomon
Namliit Boar is seeking re-election, he is being contested by three others.
The Regional Secretary has however cautioned against abusive
campaigns as this contravenes the rules and regulations governing the contest.
“We use this opportunity to admonish the contestants to undertake their campaigns in a manner that will not divide our ranks ahead of the 2020 elections by the deployment of foul language to undermine their opponents. The party also frowns upon the open endorsement of aspirants by constituency officers since that conduct has calamitous electoral consequences.
The NPP, bequeathed to us by our forebears is one with
enviable democratic credentials and all party members have an abiding
responsibility to safeguard and protect such credentials”. He warned.
Source: MyNewsGh.com/Stephen Zoure/2020