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Deputy Minority Leader Filed To Retain Ketu North Seat

Deputy Minority Leader of parliament, Dr James Klutse Avedzi has filed to contest for the fifth time to retain the seat for the National Democratic Congress( NDC).

Dr Avedzi is being contested by three other persons for the upcoming NDC parliamentary primaries slated for August 24, 2019.
He has held the seat since 2005 till date for the NDC, making him one of the longest and experienced members of Ghana’s parliament.

Within the period he had been in parliament, Avedzi brought some tangible developmental projects ranging from education, health, roads and others to the people of Ketu North Constituency.

Aside from farming communities where most roads remained untarred, almost every major road in the constituency has been tarred, communities have better education facilities compare to another part of the country and same could be said on the healthcare sector.

Dr James Avedzi signing his forms

Issues concerning the people in Ketu North, according to some constituents who spoke to THE REPUBLIC, is unemployment and water as well as few reports of the crime of robbery due to proximity to the Togo border, among others.
The constituents believed Avedzi deserved a return to parliament to help secure some more developmental projects for the constituency.

In parliament, Dr Avedzi has served as Chairman of Finance Committee for a longer period and is current Chairman of Public Accounts Committee of Parliament.
Dr Avedzi who is seeking for re-election said, he is to consolidate the gains made for the NDC and make the party more vibrant than ever.
After filing his nomination, the Deputy Minority Leader urged the delegates to defy all propaganda and financial inducement and endorse him for the fifth time for more development in the constituency.

Avedzi presented some laptops to the constituency


Source: therepublicnewsonline.com/Felix Nyaaba

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