Politics Sat, 20 Jul 2019
Nana Oye Lithur, the Former Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Friday filed her nomination to contest the parliamentary primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the Adentan Constituency.Nana Oye Lithur submitted all the required documents and made all payment.
In her address after the submission of the forms at the Adentan Constituency of the NDC Office, Nana Oye Lithur said she made the decision to serve the people of Adentan after a thorough consultation with key stakeholders.
She said: “What I offer as your Parliamentary Candidate for NDC, should you give me the nod, is a well-resourced united NDC Adentan Constituency, active resourced branches, efficient coordination at the ward level, a well-functioning administrative staff and service to the entire electorate”.
She said as part of an initiative, there would be a 100 per cent implementation in Adentan of the NDC national executive directive of the ‘adopt a branch initiative and ensure the strategic scientific mapping of all wards and branches.
She said her major priority would be to galvanise the strength of the people and unite the party at the Constituency, Ward and Branch levels, adding that, there was no need to harbour factionalism.
Nana Oye Lithur said there were urban poor communities, including areas such as Alidzar, Amrahia Zongo and Adentan Village, among others, and that, their condition had provoked and motivated the decision to stand as the parliamentary candidate for the Constituency.
Alhaji Baba Zakaria Abdullah, the Constituency Chairman urged the supporters of Nana Oye Lithur to desist from any act of violence that may undermine the democratic credentials of the party and the country at large.
He said the primaries was not against an enemy but should be seen as a brotherly contest of which the winner would be supported by all for possible victory in 2020.
Mr Patrick Suantah, the Constituency Secretary said other aspirants had already submitted nominations, adding that Nana Oye Lithur had submitted all the needed requirement to be considered for vetting.
Mr Christian Gollo, the Constituency Election Director urged the Aspirant to ensure that she and the team undertakes a campaign, devoid of personality attacks and antagonism.