By Dennis Peprah, GNA
Duayaw-Nkwanta (Ahafo), Feb. 14, GNA – Mrs.
Freda Prempeh, the Member of Parliament for Tano North in the Ahafo Region on
Thursday said New Patriotic Party (NPP) delegates in the Constituency motivated
her to seek-re-election in the supreme interest of the Party.
The leadership of the NPP has set April 25,
2020 to conduct parliamentary primaries nationwide at constituencies with
sitting MPs to pave way for the election of candidates for the December 7
She told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) after
submitting her nomination forms at the Party’s constituency office at
Duayaw-Nkwanta that, there was no way she could disappoint the NPP delegates
who impressed on her to go for re-election.
“They have rallied strongly behind me for the
past seven years and I cannot disappoint them”, she stated.
Mrs. Prempeh was accompanied by hundreds of
delegates, supporters and sympathisers in the constituency, who were clad in
NPP colours and paraphernalia, and held placards with inscription such as
“let’s maintain Freda for Party unity”, “Freda you deserve additional four
years”, “Freda Toaso” and “No Freda no NPP”.
Addressing the crowd, Mrs. Prempeh who is the
Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection expressed
appreciation to particularly, the delegates for their unflinching support
towards strengthening the Party’s structures, while working to improve on the
livelihoods of the people.
She indicated her re-election would enable her
to complete the two-storey constituency office she was putting up at Duayaw-Nkwanta
and other on-going educational and health infrastructural projects in the
While appealing to ensure she had 100 per cent
victory, Mrs. Prempeh called on her opponents to seek the interest of the NPP
to retain the seat and win the presidential ballot as well.
Mr. Gabriel Ankomah, the Tano North
Constituency Secretary of the NPP said two other aspirants also picked
nomination forms to contest the primaries.