Ms. Harriet Anita Abaidoo, the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) parliamentary candidate for Okaikoi South constituency in the Greater Accra Region last Thursday launched her campaign at Kaneshie Market in Accra.
The event brought together national and constituency executive members
Ms. Abaidoo promised that when voted into office she would work together with assembly members in the eight electoral areas to ensure the speedy development of the area.
According to her, she was the only neutral person who could bring all the constituents together, adding that the constituency was underdeveloped because of the division along partisan lines.
Ms. Abaidoo further promised to consult traditional leaders, opinion leaders and other stakeholders to know what development needs of the constituency are before undertaking any project.
“These initiatives by the people will make them owners of these projects”, she stressed.
The aspiring MP, who is the rural development advocate, bemoaned the sanitation challenges at the Kaneshie Market, saying when voted into office would provide more dust bins in the market.
She appealed to the constituents to vote massively for Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, presidential candidate for PPP explaining that, “he was the best candidate who has the best initiatives to address challenges facing in the country, in terms of economics, healthcare, environment and education.
“Papa Kwesi Nduom has proven that he is the best candidate to manage this country with his experience in governance and business”, she said.
Ms. Abaidoo appealed to the electorate to avoid any act that could lead to chaos before during and after the polls.
She noted that although the constituency was a stronghold of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) it was time to elect her to the constituency tackle its problems.
Ms. Abaidoo, who is a the former Welfare Director of Convention People’s Party (CPP), said she has helped some unemployed youth in the constituency to undertake entrepreneurship programmes to enable them become self sufficient.
She used the opportunity to educate the electorate on how to cast their ballot.
By Luther King Owusu-Amoah