Former President of Accra Polytechnic now Accra Technical University (ATU) Students Representative
Council (S.R.C), Ibrahim Adams, has picked up his nomination form to contest the National Democratic
Congress (NDC) primaries for the Buem Constituency in the Oti Region.
He told the Ghanaian Times after picking his nomination form that his decision to contest the primaries
was in response to clarion calls from the constituents for him to secure the ticket to contest the
Parliamentary elections in December 2024.
Mr Adams last contested the primaries in 2019 which he lost to the incumbent Member of Parliament
for the Buem Constituency, Kofi Adams.
Sharing his vision with the Ghanaian Times, Mr Adams said the time had come for the constituency to
have an MP who had the welfare of the people at heart, support and provide the basic need of the
grassroots to ensure that the party increase its votes in the Presidential and Parliamentary elections in
He said his “commitment, discipline, accessibility and capability” in supporting the party in diverse ways
was what made him stand tall.
“My key vision for contesting for the position of the Member of Parliament in Buem is to help migrate
our small holders’ farmers into big players in the agribusiness by investing in farm inputs and
sophisticated farm implements to boost their yields and ultimately shore up their profits in the
Whilst I will continue with providing more portable water to the various communities until each town
and Hamlet in the Constituency is served, I will also provide community health clinics, vocational centers
and school blocks to contribute to the quality human resource development in the area,” he said.
Mr Adams said he had helped to provide 26 boreholes to a number of communities in the Buem
Constituency which he enumerated as to Attakrom,Nsuta, Jasikan, Guaman, Guaman Hoseko, Attonkor,
Akaa Agyamaase, Akaa Twengyina, Akaa Meyikpor, Ketsi Nkwanta, Kwensim Odomeabra, Kute Zongo,
New Ayoma, Lekanti, Old Ayoma Ude and Bodada.
The aspirant was elected the Assembly Member for the people of the Akansa Electoral Area-Zenu under
the Kpone Katamanso Municipal Assembly in 2010 where he served for one term. He was later
appointed as a government appointee. He served as the Chairman of Works Committee of the
Mr Adams holds HND in Secretaryship and Management Studies, BA Business Administration from the
University of Professional Studies, M.A. in Local Government Administration and Organisation from the
Institute of Local Government Studies.
He also holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) from the King's University College in Accra awaiting entry into the Ghana Law School.
By Times Reporter