By Gifty Arthur
The agenda by one of the youth groups in the National Democratic Congress (NDC), to snatch most of the orphan parliamentary seats across the country is on course, as the group last week, moved it programme of activities to the Okaikoi Central Constituency of the Greater Accra Region, to compliment the party’s candidate’s campaign.
NDC Crossfire, led by it convenor, Nana Osei Tutu, last Thursday presented educational materials, worth GHC2000 to the NDC’s Okaikoi Central parliamentary candidate, Rashid Issah, at the Constituency office at Fadama in Accra.
According to the group, last week’s gesture was one in a series of presentations that is going to be spearheaded by them in mostly orphan constituencies nationwide to aid the NDC retain power in the December 7 parliamentary elections.
Nana Osei Tutu, presenting the educational material to Mr. Issah said, they were for the party’s candidate to distribute them to schools in the Constituencies, to lessen the burden of parents, whose primary duties and responsibilities are to purchase various educational materials for their wards as school has re-opened.
Affectionately called Otumfuo, Nana Osei Tutu, urged the constituents to vote massively for the NDC’s parliamentary candidate and John Dramani Mahama, who is seeking a second term bid.
As the general elections inch closer, he called upon the youth to vote for someone, who is committed to deliver and is already changing lives and transforming Ghana than, allowing themselves to be “swayed with lies”.
The Constituency chairman, who doubles as the Sub Metro chairman of the Okaikoi North Sub Metro, commended the members of the growth and assured them that, the seat would be taken from the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
Mr. Ibrahim Issah Aval, admonished the party’s supporters to eschew apathy and vote massively for the NDC, come December 7.
He mentioned several developmental projects, have been embarked upon by the president and the government and hoped that, a lot more would be extended to the area in the likely event that the NDC is maintained.
He mentioned some of the projects as, three of Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) millennium schools, water, road project, as some of the reasons the president needed to be maintained for continuity and he supported to enter parliament.
According to him, the so called change being touted by the opposition party and its flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, was already happening.
He challenged the incumbent NPP MP, Patriotic Yaw Boamah, to mention just two projects he has been able to bring to the people, who facilitated his going to the August House. While blasting the MP, Mr Awal, encouraged the youth to embrace peace before during and after the polls.
The parliamentary candidate, Rashid Issah, assured the party of a resounding victory and encouraged party fateful to work for the victory ahead.
He expressed sincere gratitude to the NDC Crossfire for spending time and resources to assist his campaign and that of the president.