The former New Juaben North constituency chairman for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Eastern Region, Mr. Michael Oteng Adu has said the Member of Parliament for the area, Mr. Mark Assibey-Yeboah deserves another term having served his constituents and the nation with his knowledge in economics.
He indicated that, is imperative for the delegates to give Mr. Assibey- Yeboah another chance having proven to be one of the natural parliamentarian Ghana has ever produced bearing in mind his maturity in debate on the floor of parliament and also having worked hard and served as chairman for the finance committee in parliament.
Mr. Oteng Adu told the media after he presented 100 plastic chairs and 100 pieces of bedspread with pillows on behalf of the legislature to the medical ward of the Eastern Regional Hospital after he had successfully filed his nomination forms to contest the upcoming NPP parliamentary primaries election.
He indicated that for the sake of national and party interest, the country needs solid representations in parliament which the incumbent MP for New Juaben South, Mr. Assibey Yeboah is one of the few to mention.
Mr. Oteng Adu who is the campaign manager described the upcoming contest as “cool chop”, stating that internal elections are not for funfair rather, it is a target of the delegates who will be casting their votes.
He said, out of a total 582 qualified delegates in the constituency, 569 are expected to partake in the parliamentary voting, adding that the camp of Mr. Assibey- Yeboah can confidently disclose the number of delegates that will be voting in their favor on the election day.
“We are confident that this election will be the easiest one for us because MP is a very solid parliamentarian and his works has also been clearly seen by the constituents”, he said.
He said education has been one of the priorities of the MP and has since awarded scholarships to students to pursue higher education as well as provided educational infrastructure to many basic schools in the constituency.
He indicated that the MP did not initiate developmental project because he wants to seek re-election but for the benefit of society.
Receiving the items, the Deputy Director Nursing Service (DDNS) at the medical department, Ms. Dorothy Gyapong Takyi, commended the MP for responding to their request.
She called on other benevolent individuals and organizations to emulate the kind gesture of the MP and come to support the hospital to enable it provide quality health delivery for all.
Mr. Mark Assibey Yeboah, the Chairman of the Finance Committee of Parliament who also doubles as the chairman of Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs committee has represented the New Juaben South Constituency since 2013.
He is expected to face a very keen contest from the Chief Executive of the Ghana Free Zones Authority, Mr. Okyere Kofi Baafi, who lost the primaries to the incumbent MP in the 2016 election.