The National Democratic Congress’s (NDC) aspiring Member of Parliament (MP) for Trobu constituency in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, Mrs. Maame Efua Sakyi-Aidoo has vowed to win the seat which has been monopolised by the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP)
She based her premise on the fact that President John Dramani Mahama had done a lot for the constituents including the provision of infrastructure in the area.
Mrs. Sakyi-Aidoo in an interview with the ‘Times’ noted that her constituents are very excited about the 83 million US dollar loan the government had secured to build an interchange at Pokuase to solve the traffic jam on that part of the road.
She said as an industrious woman she was aware of the needs of her constituents and would go all to solve these challenges.
Mrs. Sakyi-Aidoo said for the first time in 25 years she was able to fix the Tantra Hills; Omanjor; Pokuase and Spot M. roads to the admiration of all and sundry in the constituency.
In addition, she had given soft loans ranging between GH¢500 – GH¢1000 to 230 traders to eke their trade, whilst 50 brilliant but poor pupils who dropped out of school were also assisted to re- enroll.
Mrs. Sakyi-Aidoo said she had also registered over 600 constituents on the National Health Insurance Scheme to enable them to freely access health care.
She said basic necessities like boreholes, new school blocks; toilets and electricity have also been provided for some rural communities, hence making life comfortable for them.
Mrs. Sakyi-Aidoo said the NPP, during their eight years in power, did very little for the constituents, and therefore have become unpopular and apprehensive of losing the seat.
Mrs. Sakyi-Aidoo was born at Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region of Ghana on October 6, 1972.
She attended Ola Secondary School in Ho. She enrolled at the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 1977, and the Institute of Management and Public Administration in 2008.
She is currently pursuing a Master’s programme in Project Management at Coventry University, UR.
Mrs. Sakyi-Aidoo is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Image Consortium, a leading event and logistics company in the country, and founder of Walk Tall Africa Foundation, a philanthropic organisation which seeks to empower women and physically challenged people.
She is married with two daughters.
By Times Reporter