Essikado-Ketan NDC Candidate Upbeat –

Dr. Grace Ayensu Danquah

The 2020
parliamentary candidate for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC)
in the Essikado-Ketan Constituency of the Western Region, Grace Ayensu Danquah,
has promised to wrest the seat from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) incumbent
Member of Parliament (MP), Joe Ghartey. 

Addressing journalists
on Sunday, the American-trained medical doctor and philanthropist claimed that
the incumbent MP had done virtually nothing to improve the lots of the
constituents in the past 16 years of being the people’s representative. 

“We have had one
person who has been in charge of the constituency for 16 years and who is
asking for another four years but can’t even account for what he has done in
the past 16 years,” she fired, adding “you can’t tell what you have done in 16
years and you are coming to stand in front of the people to ask for another
four years.” 

She said when elected she would lobby for the
improvement of education, health, infrastructure and job creation for the
people in the constituency.

She described
herself as a dedicated grass-root person, hence the suitable candidate to
represent the people of Essikado-Ketan in the next parliamentary elections come
December 7, 2020.

The former board member of Ghana
Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) gave an assurance that a vote for the NDC on
December 7, 2020 would help liberate Ghanaians from what she called “the underperforming

From Emmanuel Opoku, Takoradi