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Politics Fri, 19 Jun 2020

Tampuli’s selection was a unanimous one - NPP

The General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu has explained the reason why the party selected Hassan Tampuli as the parliamentary candidate for Gushegu for the 2020 polls.

Speaking on Frontline on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm he said the decision to select him was taken based on recommendations from the constituency.

He disclosed the constituency described the candidate as aa unifier in the constituency whose candidacy would be beneficial to the party.

The NPP has selected the Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Alhassan Tampuli, as its parliamentary candidate for Gushegu for the 2020 polls.

The party in a statement on Thursday, June 18, 2020 said the decision was taken “after extensive consultation with relevant stakeholders”.

Meanwhile, a statement issued by the party added that the candidate was selected based on the decision the two aspiring Candidates, Hon. Iddi Ziblim and Osman Mahama, to withdraw from the parliamentary contest.

“Following the acclamation of the noble son of the land, Lawyer Alhaji Hassan Tampuli as the Parliamentary Candidate for the NPP in the Gushegu constituency by the National Steering Committee of our great party at its sitting today, 17th June 2020, we the undersigned members of the constituency executive committee endorse this decision unreservedly and call on the entire party, Council of Elders, Council of Patrons, Constituency executives, Electoral Area Coordinators, polling station executives and all supporters of the sympathizers of the party all to agree to rally behind lawyer Alhaji Hassan Tampuli to lead the NPP to a resounding victory,” a statement from the executives noted.

Mr. Boadu said Tampuli’s selection has been endorsed by the NPP executives in Gushegu.
Source: rainbowradioonline.com
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