By Adu Gyemfi, GNA
Kade (E/R), Aug 18,
GNA – A leading member of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Yaw
Osafo-Marfo, has given upbeat assessment of the party’s chances in the Eastern
Region, predicting a win of not less than 75 per cent of the popular votes.
He dismissed the
ruling party’s claim to split the votes equally, 50-50, labeling it as “wishful
Mr. Osafo-Marfo, a
former Minister, said everything was pointing to a comfortable electoral
victory for the NPP in the region.
party’s campaign in the Kade Constituency in Kade, he said, voters were
yearning for change and that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was heading
for embarrassing defeat.
The NPP would,
however, not be complacent but would work hard to reach every voter and compete
for every vote.
said the party’s government, led by Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo, would lead
the nation back to prosperity and growth.
efficiently manage the nation’s resources to create wealth and jobs for the
people, he added.
He criticized the
Mahama Administration for the neglect of the region, citing the terrible nature
of roads running through the area and said the people would punish the
government for that.
He rallied the
people to vote massively for Nana Akufo-Addo and the parliamentary candidate,
Mr. Kwabena Ohemeng-Tinyase.
called for hard work, unity, loyalty and sacrifice among the party’s followers
to assure the NPP of resounding victory in the coming December election.