By Cecil Mensah
The opposition New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) Parliamentary Candidate for the Madina-Abokobi Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, on Friday, June 19, 2015 joined hundreds of Muslims at the Madina Central Mosque to give thanks to Allah, for seeing the party through successful primaries across the country.
The former Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing in the ex-President, John Agyekum Kufour’s administration entourage was led by the Constituency Chairman, Mr Micheal Mckenzie, a host of Constituency executives, supporters and all the other contestants in the primary stormed the mosque to seek the face of Allah during
and after the electioneering campaign for the 2016 parliamentary elections.
On Saturday June 13, 2015, the former Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, was elected as the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) Parliamentary Candidate (PC) for the Madina – Abokobi Constituency for the 2016 parliamentary election.
After several hours of voting, Alhaji Boniface, as he is affectionately called, polled four hundred and twenty six (426) votes, to trounce his four main contestants in the race.
Speaking after the prayer session, the Imam of the Madina Central Mosque, Alhaji Abdullah, appealed to the residents to make the dreams of Alhaji Boniface, as his affectionately called a reality.
According to him, when Alhaji was in government as a Cabinet Minister, he never discriminated in his dealings with people from other Constituencies at the time the Constituencies had sitting Members of Parliament (MPs).
He said, residents cannot afford to turn their back on him (Boniface) at the time he is seeking their support and assistance to represent them in Parliament.
He appealed to the residents to see Alhaji Boniface as an asset to the Madina community, who would deliver his people from the land of Egypt.
On his part, Boniface, thanked the congregation and said he had come to serve, but not to Lord over them.
He said, he chose Madina to work for the betterment of the people of Madina as a whole and to put the Constituency on the political map of the country.
He was hopeful that under his administration as an MP, he would assist in solving the myriad of challenges confronting the area.
He appealed to the supporters of both political divide to be civil in their dealings with each other and frown on acts of violent in the run up to the campaign.