By: Kwaku Mensah Abrampa|Dormaa Ahenkro
Member of Parliament (MP) for Dormaa central constituency and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary candidate elect, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman Manu, has stated that it is time for the winners and the losers of the just ended internal party election to join hands to ensure peace and unity ahead of December 7 general elections.
Speaking to newsmen after he was declared the winner, the MP who doubles as the Minister of Health expressed appreciation to party delegates who voted for him to triumph over his contender.
Mr. Agyeman Manu secured a total of 345votes while his close contender Elder Dr. Yaw Yeboah had 339votes.
He called for unity among the supporters and followers of the two candidates who went for the contest to ensure a sounding victory ahead of the NDC in the general elections.
He emphasized that Akufo Addo Bawumia Governance saw a series of devastation as the result of the pandemic that hit the world hence the hard work of the government and other stakeholders has seen the governance back on track
He urged supporters of the party to portray peace and unity to win the confidence of Ghanaians to facilitate the party’s Breaking the 8 agenda.
Expressing his Frustration, Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu explained how all the over 17 constituency executives of the party fought against his candidature before the primaries.
He said the conduct of the over 17 constituency executives go against the party’s constitution and so he shall soon petition the party leadership against their conduct to ensure the right thing is done for peace to prevail in the subsequent party’s election.
Reacting to this, Mr. Collins Twumas, a communication Member from the camp of Dr. Yaw Yeboah expressed appreciation to the delegates for their support and contribution towards the candidature of Dr. Yaw Yeboah in the party’s primaries.
He disclosed that Dr. Yaw Yeboah has petitioned the party’s leadership from the constituency to the national level over what he described as overvoting hence calling for annulment of the results for re-election to determine the ideal candidate for the Dormaa central constituency.