Nana Fredua Ofori-Atta addressing journalists during the procession
Board Chairman of the National Theatre,
Nana Fredua Agyeman Ofori-Atta, has submitted nomination forms to contest at
Okaikoi South Constituency on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
Scores of party
sympathizers converged at the Kaneshie Roundabout in Accra where they began a
the Kaneshie Market and then to
the party’s head office at Bubiashie to submit the forms.
party’s head office, Nana Fredua submitted his form and other required
documents as well as a banker’s draft containing the filing fee to the election
committee headed by Joseph Amarteifio who was in the company of other party
journalists afterwards that the people of the constituency deserved more than
what they were receiving currently.
served the party since its inception in 1992, he stated, his experience and
wealth of knowledge on party affairs put him in a good position to represent Okaikoi
South in Parliament.
the capacity to serve. When we talk of human relations, welfare of the people
and development, I am comparatively ahead of all others,” he stressed.
their arrival at the party office, they made a brief stop at the palace of the
overlord of the Kaneshie town, Nii Asere Boi VII, where they met him in the
company of other traditional leaders.
them at the palace was Nii Douglas Tagoe, Accra Hearts of Oak legend, who led
them into the chambers of the chief and his entourage.
Fredua said he had come to officially introduce himself and relay his political
ambition to the traditional authorities, being the owners of the land, and also
to seek their blessings as he prepared for the contest.
assured the chiefs that, he had the development of the constituency, its
leaders and people at heart, and with their prayers and blessings, he would
work assiduously to impact positively the fortunes of the constituency should
he become the NPP candidate for the 2020 election.
chiefs, on their part, warmly welcomed him and urged him to not neglect the
palace and the constituents should he go to Parliament.
By Nii Adjei Mensahfio