Politics of Sunday, 9 July 2017
The Member of Parliament for Lawra Constituency of the Upper West Region, Anthony Abayifaa Karbo has observed that party unity is a prerequisite for the current government to be able to deliver on its promise to Ghanaians.
He has called on supporters of the party to unite behind government and the leadership of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) for a successful implementation of the party’s campaign pledges.
Addressing the Party’s Maiden Annual Delegates Conference at Lawra in the Upper West Region on Saturday, Hon. Karbo who is also the Deputy Minister for Roads and Highways noted that the challenges confronting the constituency were enormous and had to be addressed within four years; a feat which could be achieved only if supporters of the party united around the leadership.
Karbo also spelt out the progress of programs the NPP administration had taken in relation to the Lawra Constituency since their assumption of power.
The MP, assured conference of plans to continue the constituency electrification project which was started under Hon. Ambrose Dery eight years ago but which was sadly abandoned when the National Democratic Congress took over the reins of power.
Touching on the upcoming internal party elections, Hon. Karbo assured conference that he was going to be neutral and support whoever emerged as winner. He urged persons interested in holding party office to go out and campaign not with his name but with rather to focus on what they could do for the Party.
The delegates’ conference was well attended with a delegation from the Regional Party led by Regional Chairman for Upper West, Alhaji Abdul-Rahman Abubakari alias Alhaji Short.