Isaac Kwaku Gyedu, GNA
Bia West (W/N), Oct.
19, GNA – Mr Bernard Blay, the New
Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Bia West Constituency in the Western North Region, has vowed to unseat
the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for the
Speaking to the Ghana News Agency, he said, politics had
developed to a level where the people believed in policies that would help them
and not the interest of the party, “People now vote based on policies not
on empty promises.’’
According to him,
People have lost faith in the NDC and are advising themselves on how to vote
especially in the Bia West Constituency.
want a change, because NDC has failed them in the constituency, the MP does not
even visit the constituency, even some NDC members have resigned to join
NPP” he alleged.
My Blay said Bia
West constituency was a difficult place for the NPP to win and called for
hardwork and commitment to win their hearts.
“With the support of
the hardworking DCE, Mr. John Koah, made the party viable and attractive in the
constituency and I can assure everyone that the NDC is going to lose the seat
come 2020″, he predicted.
Mr Blay said his
major concern was to empower and create employment for the teeming youth in the
constituency, adding that he managed to get more than forty youth into
organisations such as Ghana COCOBOD, National Identification Authority (NIA),
Local Government Ministry and other Security Services.
“I have also managed
to get scholarships for more than 15 students to further their education at the
tertiary level, apart from the government scholarships.”
Mr. Blay said in
addition, he made donations of 50 bags of cement to the Yamatwa English and
Arabic school, 10 bags of cement each to Akweikrom, Oseikrom, Brebrekrom and
caina D/A schools.
He said his next
project was to get useful skills for the youth who could not make it to the
SHS, all in a bid to reduce the burden on their parents.
consulted various specialists to train them on shoemaking, Jewelry making, and
Since 1996 NPP has
never won the Bia West Parliamentary seat and the incumbent Member of
Parliament Dr. Augustine Tawiah is ready to contest for another term.