East Ayawaso NDC Parliamentary primaries going on smoothly

By Abdulai Haruna, GNA

Accra Aug. 24, GNA – The East Ayawaso
Parliamentary primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the
Greater Accra Region is smoothly underway.

The contesting candidates are; Mr Naser
Mahama Toure, the incumbent Member of Parliament and Dr Yakubu Azindow.

The winner of Saturday’s parliamentary
primary would be contesting on the ticket of the NDC in the 2020 general
election.

Mr Yahaya Mohammed Barani, NDC Constituency
Secretary of East Ayawaso said they were expecting a total 814 delegates to
cast their ballots in the election.

He said the election was a landmark progress
to the Party in their warm-up towards winning the 2020 election.

He therefore, called on the delegates and
Party members to ensure that the election was successful.

“We are calling everybody that this
election is important to us, we must ensure that it ends peacefully without any
fighting”, he said.

Mr Azilla Innocent, the Returning Officer of
East Ayawaso Constituency said,so far, they did not encounter any problem since
the election started at 0700 hours.

Mr Ollade Williams, NDC Constituency
Chairman of East Ayawaso said, he was of the conviction that nothing untoward
would happen by close of election.

He called for peace and unity within the
rank and file of the Party, during and after the election.

“It is not about the candidate, it’s
not about individual interest, it is s about the NDC. Therefore, whoever wins
today’s election we are all coming together to make sure that we campaign
vigorously for the NDC to win the 2020 election,” he said.

He said they were prepared to support any
candidate that won Saturday’s parliamentary contest as the Party’s Presidential
Candidate.

Superintendent Innocent Ismemo, Nima
District Police Commander said his outfit had about 50 police officers on the
ground to see to the peaceful conduct of the election.

GNA

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