Monday, June 16, 2008


By Kwame Asare Boadu, Kumasi

A GROUP calling itself, Solidarity Youth Group of Bantama Constituency, has congratulated the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bantama, Ms Cecilia Abena Dapaah, on her re-election as the parliamentary candidate of the party.
The group, which claimed to be represented in all electoral areas of the constituency namely Ahenbronom, Bohyen, Adoato, North Suntreso and Abrepo Junction, pledged its full support for the MP to enable her win the 2008 election and go ahead to champion the development of the constituency in Parliament.
A statement signed by four executive member of the group said the election of the Honourable MP was a blessing for the constituency, as it would bring a lot more development to the area.
“We also want to set the records straight that Bantama has benefited more from Hon. Cecilia Dapaah than any other MP who has represented the constituency,” it said.
The statement listed the projects and programmes undertaken under the MP to include schools, scholarships, streetlights, youth employment, among many others.
It also took view of the fact that the MP, who is also the Minister of State at the Ministry of Water Resources Works and Housing, had been visiting the constituency every two weeks to interact with sections of the people.
The statement said this showed that the MP had the welfare of the people at heart.
It called on all party members, including the “few supporters of the other candidates for the primary” to rally behind the MP to do more for the constituency.
The group congratulated the delegates, the national and constituency executives of the NPP for the effective manner they handled the Bantama primary.
Signatories to the statement were Moses Takyi, Chairman, Edward Annan, Vice-Chairman, Justice Aboagye, Secretary, and Matthew Ossei-Poku, Organiser.

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