Aspiring parliamentary candidate of the National Democratic Congress( NDC) for Adenta Constituency, Mohammed Adamu Ramadan has vowed to work to ensure the party reclaim the parliamentary seat.
According to him, electing Yaw Buabeng Asamoah of the New Patriotic Party was the greatest mistakes of the people of Adenta, but they have since regretted.
Mr Ramadan made these comments after he has filed his nomination forms to contest the NDC parliamentary primaries Thursday, July 18, in Adenta.
He said, during the 2016 elections he told the people of Adenta to give him the mandate to help transform the constituency but they were lured by the NPP with sweethearts promises which never materialised after they won power.
He said Yaw Buabeng has abandoned the people of Adenta to their yawning problems and busy with the national issues for his party.
Addressing the media after filing, Ramadan assured to conduct issues base campaign devoid of personal attacks and character assassination.
He said Adenta has a lot of resources, especially human resources that leaders could take advantage to develop the constituency but they been neglected.
He said when elected as a parliamentary candidate, he would work to bring every member of NDC on board to work for victory.
The internal issues that also affected the party chance in 2016, Ramadan said has been addressed and the NDC is more united towards 2020.
He urged the delegates to defy propaganda and name-calling during the election and vote for him to reclaim the seat from the NPP.
Constituency Chairman, Alhaji Baba Zakariah charged the aspirants to conduct the peaceful campaign.
He said, the primaries are a family affair and that there is a bigger task ahead which they have to come together to work for the party.
Mr Christian Golo, constituency Director of Elections who received the forms certified as duly filed and urged the aspirant to go ahead with his campaign.
The Adenta seat has been classified as a swing seat between the NDC and the NPP.
The NPP won the seat when it was created in 2004 but lose it in 2008 to the NDC lead by Kojo Adu Asare.
In 2012, Adu Asare loses the party primaries to Emmanuel Nii Ashie-Moore who managed to retain it.
However, in 2016 Adamu won the primaries against Ashie-Moore but lose the seat to Yaw Buabeng Asamoah of the NPP, but has now vowed to do everything lawfully possible to reclaim the seat.
Source: therepublicbewsonline.com/Felix Nyaaba