ELECTIONS 2020: DCE to support campaign with 4months salary
The District Chief Executive of Kwahu Afram Plains South District in the Eastern Region Hon. George Ofori with barely four months to the 2020 general elections has promised to support the campaign activities of the New Patriotic Party in the Afram Plains South Constituency with his four months’ salary starting from September ending.
Date Created : 8/31/2020 6:41:59 AM : Story Author : William Dei-Gyau/Ghanadistricts.com
The DCE made this pronouncement during the official inauguration of the campaign team for the Constituency last Wednesday at Tease the District capital, the campaign team which is co-chaired by the Constituency Chairman and the Parliamentary Candidate is tasked to lead the campaign activities of the New Patriotic Party in the Afram Plains South Constituency with a sole objective of winning the parliamentary seat and also contributing immensely towards the victory of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo.
According to the DCE who is a member of the campaign team and a former chairman of the Party, his gesture is to help resource the Parliamentary Candidate of the area as the party is poised to win political power from the NDC at the Constituency level and also support the victory of the President with significant votes from the Constituency.
"Elections 2020 is here again and yes we need to work harder in order to win the parliamentary seat for the first time for NPP, we tried in 2016 and we all saw the outcome. Let's come together as one family with a common goal of winning this seat which is the target of the party. In doing this we need to resource our parliamentary candidate to be able to lead our campaign vigorously towards achieving our objectives, I hereby promise to support this year's campaign with my salary starting from September till the end of the elections, in addition, I am going to provide Ghc5000.00 fuel to the party on monthly basis".
He added that "again we will not relent on supporting any proposal from the party and its parliamentary Candidate, your proposals will be treated with all the urgency it needed".
The DCE who was confident of the performance of the Akufo Addo led New Patriotic Party government charged the campaign team to not desist from campaigning on the great policies initiated by the government which includes the free senior high school, planting for food and jobs, planting for export and rural development, rearing for food and jobs, one district one factory which the district can so far boost of two, one million per Constituency which the district through the middle belt authority has constructed numerous health facilities.
Others include classroom blocks, toilet facilities, boreholes amongst other infrastructure projects has scattered across the District, NABCO among other great policies introduced which is bringing the country back on track I hope the good people of Afram Plains South has noted all this and are ready to give 4more to Nana Addo to do more for Ghana and will also give us the mandate to represent them in Parliament.
The Constituency Chairman Mr. Emmanuel Kwasi Poku revealed the party's campaign strategy to be the door to door one charging them to be circumspect in their choice of language during the campaign period to avoid violence in the Constituency.
William Hor the parliamentary candidate who was confident of winning the parliamentary seat after losing with little over thousand votes in the 2016 general elections called for a united front to spearhead the activities of the campaign.
He however expressed his gratitude to the District Chief Executive for his kind gesture for the party and his humble self-observing that his support will bring a significant impact on the campaign activities to win the parliamentary seat for the NPP.
The inauguration was supervised by the Eastern Regional secretary Jeff Konadu Addo, with the support of the Regional Research Officer and the Regional Women Organizer.