Human Rights lawyer and parliamentary candidate aspirant of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the Madina Constituency, Lawyer Francis-Xavier Sosu, has pledged to provide transformation leadership when elected to represent the people of Madina in parliament.
According to him, Madina has over the decades suffered in the hands of transactional leaders, who use the resources of the people to entice delegates for their votes and dump them soon after the elections.
Lawyer Sosu is in the race with three other aspirants including former National Youth Organizer of the NDC, Sidii Abubakar Musah, Alhaji Ibrahim Failla Fuseini and Hajia Rukaya.
He contested in the 2015 primaries but lost narrowly to former Member of Parliament for the Constituency, Alhaji Amadu Sorogho.
Nevertheless, Lawyer Sosu believes this time around the people would not fall into deceptive politics by persons who only show interest in their welfare during the election period but disappear soon after.
”I think I am the best among the aspirants because I believe I am the most competent and marketable. I also contested in the 2015 primaries that makes me more visible and known to the voters making it easier to market in 2015.
“Many people in Madina including persons from opposition parties are saying if it is Sosu we will vote for him, ” Mr Sosu said.
The Human Right lawyer who anchored his visions on four thematic areas, namely quality and effective representation, social interventions, job creation and youth development and party development told THE INQUISITOR exclusively that, he believes the Madina people deserved transformational leadership with experience and understanding of the needs of the downtrodden.
While conceding that, one does not need to be a lawyer to be elected to serve his people in parliament, the NDC parliamentary aspirant said being a lawyer would be an advantage to the parliamentary work.
He also promised to invest in the Youth of Madina focusing on jobs, skills training and other social intervention policies for both the vulnerable and the aged.
He further promised to rebuild the party and reinvigorate the youth whom he noted became so despaired due to the total neglect of the youth by previous leaders of the party.
He said, a cosmopolitan area like Madina needs an individual like him, who has the linguistic advantage.
Sounding very optimistic of his victory, Mr Sosu said the NPP government together with the MP, Boniface Sadique Abubakar have neglected the developmental needs of the people of Madina as many of the roads and streets remained undone and inaccessible under a government that promised development.
He again called on delegates, especially the youth to consider their future and defy negative propaganda, financial inducement and tribal bigotry and give him the mandate to represent the constituency in parliament to help resolve their needs.
He promised he would not turn his back on Madina after winning both the primaries and the national elections stressing that politics is about taking the mandate of the people serious and mobilising resources to better their lives and cause a change in the society in general.
Lawyer Sosu made e a donation of GH10,000 to the youth fund.
Source: therepublicnewsonline.com/The Inquisitor