The Eastern Regional Youth Organisers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have appealed President John Evans Atta Mills not to change Mr Baba Jamal as the Deputy Eastern Regional Minister.
This, they believed, would enable him to partner the new Eastern Regional Minister, Dr Appiah Kubi, to handle political and socio-economic developments effectively in the region. “We are of the conviction that Mr Baba Jamal has what it takes to partner Dr Appiah Kubi to handle the region politically and development wise,” the youth organisers stated.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Deputy Eastern Regional Youth Organiser, Mr Yaw Antwi, and all the 41 Youth Organisers and their deputies and issued at Koforidua yesterday.
The statement followed the quarterly meeting of the party’s youth organisers and their deputies from all the 21 constituencies in the Eastern Region. The statement indicated that it had come to the notice of the youth organisers that the Eastern Regional Executive of the NPP and some faceless persons were fighting hard to get Mr Jamal out of the region, out of fear and for their own selfish ends.
“We the youth and many more members of the party have total confidence in Mr Baba Jamal and pray the President to keep him here in the Eastern Region for the sake of our party, NDC, and the 2012 general elections,” the statement added.