Assembly election: NDC urges support for female candidates

Kofi PortuphyThe Eastern Regional Women Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC),  Ms Evelyn Korang, has urged women organizers of the party at the constituency and branch levels, to support women who are contesting the forthcoming District Assembly Elections.

This, she explained that this would enable more women to be part of the decision-making process at the various District Assemblies in the country.

She said that it was time that women have a become part of decision-making at the highest level of society and have a say on issues that affect them.

Ms Korang was speaking at a thanks-giving service, appreciation and recognition reception for women organisers of the 107 branches of the NDC in the Akropong Constituency.

It was organized by the newly-elected Akropong constituency women organizer of the party, Ms Elizabeth Afrey at Kwamoso in the Akuapem North Municipality.

Alhaji Sumaila, a member of the national executive of the party, was of the view that with unity, the party could win the Akropong constituency parliamentary seat in 2016 general elections.

In her welcome address, Ms Afreh thanked women organisers of the party at the various branches of the constituency, for their votes, and called for unity in the party.

She appealed to them to rise to the occasion, and be committed to the responsibilities that they have accepted so as to build the party at their branches.

Ms Afreh urged them to educate the electorate about the vision of the President, and plans that had been put in place under the 2015 national budget, to achieve that vision.

Alhaji Salifu Fuseini, acting constituency chairman urged women organizers of the party in the constituency to target floating voters during their campaign, to win more soul for the party.


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