Almost five hundred Friends and sympathisers of Mr Francis Asenso Boakye in Bantama constituency in the Ashanti region stormed the party office to pick Parliamentary Primaries nomination forms on his behalf, to officially contest the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency Daniel Okyem Aboagye on Tuesday afternoon around 3: o’clock.
According to the group, Mr Asenso has what it takes to lead the Bantama constituency with regards to developmental projects to the constituents. The friends of the deputy chief of staff in their chanting songs indicated that, they love him and have confidence in him to revive Bantama when voted to power.“We love him and we have confidence in him that, when he get the power, he will work with it and improve Bantama, it seems we are asleep nothing works in Bantama’’
When speaking to the media, chairman of North Suntreso polling station, Mr William Osei Boadu who picked the forms remarked that, the current member of parliament has failed to meet their expectations in the social contract they signed with him after voting out Kwabena Kokofu in 2016 parliamentary primaries, hence, the need to bring in a new person with truck record to effect positive change in the constituency.
He also revealed several members of the constituency have gained employment in government and other companies, while several students have also secured scholarships to further their education, at the tertiary institutions to PhD levels both in Ghana and abroad.
“Currently many people from this constituency have been given scholarships to further their education in tertiary institutions to pursues, Masters, PhD among others, while some of the people have also secured jobs in government and other private entities. So after checking all these personal contribution from the deputy Chief of staff, we believe he will be able to address some of the challenges facing our people in this constituency that’s why we are calling on him to come and lead us into elections 2020 and also represent the interest of Bantama in Parliament. If we compare him to our present MP Daniel Okyem Aboagye, it’s fair enough to say Asenso is the right person who can serve the interest of Bantama constituency and that’s why we have declared our support for him”, he disclosed.
The vibrant friends singing and dancing were seen holding placards written on it ‘ASENSO FOR BANTAMA.