The incumbent National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament For Cape Coast North Constituency, Dr. Kwamena Minta Nyarku has successfully filled his nominations papers at the party office on Sunday 19th March, 2023
Speaking to the media after filling, Ragga as he is popularly called reiterated the point that, all what has happened today were part of the party’s structures and one needed to abide by it. “As we’re supposed to be filling for our parliamentary candidature, it was just appropriate for us to follow the party structure and God being so good today we’ve been able to successfully file”, he stated.
Further, he added that once the hurdle of filling has been completed means he has the opportunity to go for vetting and when he is cleared, that makes him fit and ready to compete as the parliamentary candidate for Cape Coast North under the ticket of the NDC.
When asked how prepared he was for the contest, Dr. Nyarku answered “I’m born ready. I was born and I’m still born ready”, he affirmed.
Answering a question about four other candidates wanting to contesting him, Ragga claimed that “The NDC is a democratic party and regardless of the number of people who are contesting, it’s just good we need to showcase that democracy”, the Cape Coast North MP shared.
According to him, he has started the journey and he is pulling people along. “As a leader you can’t get everyone following you across board. But, eventually as they get to buy into your deeds and vision, they will all follow up and everything would fall into place”, he added.
The Cape Coast North MP however underscored the fact that, he has done only two years in office and has two more years to end his term in office. “Within that time I’m sure we would be able to pull everyone along, unity would come in, we would stabilize the party and as always development would follow”, Kwamena Nyarku averred.
Ragga disclosed that in politics there are personal interest and party interest. “Some steps I might have taken may not favour personal interest or may not favour community development. Regardless, it’s a decision a leader must take and once a leader takes those decisions he also appreciates that the consequence there off would be fruitful for everyone to benefit”, he ended.
Mr. Nii Boye, Head, Election Directorate, Mabel Amoesiwaa Eshun, Communications Officer, Ophelia Sampson, Women Organizer for the constituency together with other party officers received the nominations forms for and on behalf of the party.
BY DC KWAME KWAKYE
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