Four (4) out of the seven (7) Electoral Area Coordinators from the highest voting communities of Krofrom East, Duase-Dote Quarry, Buokrom Estate and Moshie Zongo on Sunday afternoon joined Hon Collins Owusu Amankwah, the foremost and two-time Member of Parliament (MP) for the Manhyia North Constituency to file his nomination papers.
Wearing a blue suit with a red tie and shoes to match, Hon Amankwah with a bushy but cleanly shaped beard appeared at the party’s office without much noise at 4pm to fulfill the requirement of the party’s election regulation.
Having planned to do a simple submission without any noise or rasmatazz attached to same, the youthful former legislator was swarmed up by the enthusiastic Electoral area coordinators who had gotten wind of the filing process and time.
Presenting his documents, Hon Amankwah promised to abide by the rules governing the internal contest of the party.
Receiving the forms, the constituency secretary, Mr Gyamfi Ameyaw thanked Hon Amankwah for fulfilling the requirement of the party regarding the picking and filing of nomination process.
He noted that the Elections Committee would communicate the date and time of vetting to aspirants who by the close of nominations would have been able to file.
The Vetting process, he noted would commence from the 3rd to the 5th of January, 2024.
He asked that all aspirants conduct themselves very well in the lead up to the vetting process and afterwards so that the constituency could have peaceful polls on the 27th of January.
Speaking to the media, Hon Amankwah said he was seeking re-election so he could finish the transformational agenda he started.
He noted that the struggles he endured to have good and accessible roads must not go in vain but must be continued so that all the communities in Manhyia North can have their fair share.
Hon Amankwah noted the desire to continue the infrastructural projects he started including the stocking of public schools with ICT tools as well as the training of the youth in skills including that which would make them self employed.
“I promise to restore the constituency to the agenda where everyone mattered and had a say in the development process of their communities and to also create avenues of employment for the despondent youth and others so that Manhyia North can become a transformed society”, Hon Amankwah stressed.