Nkawkaw MP calls for unity to develop the constituency
3/31/2009 10:20:25 AM -
The Member of Parliament(MP) for Nkawkaw, Mr Seth Adjei-Baah, has called on the people to bury their political differences and put the 2008 general elections behind them and unite as one people to develop the Nkawkaw Municipality.
He said, since there could be no development without peace, Christians, Muslims and members of other religious organizations should continue praying for peace to prevail for the Municipal Assembly and the government to undertake meaningful development projects to improve the living standards of the people.
Mr Adjei-Baah was addressing a large number of Muslims and Christians at a thanksgiving service organised by the local Council of Churches at Nkawkaw to offer thanksgiving to God for ensuring a peaceful elections last year.
He said since his election was by God and hoped God would intervene in the development of the constituency and called for co-operation and support to move the municipality forward.
The MP said he didn’t enter parliament with any selfish intension but wanted to serve the people to meet some of their aspirations.
The Municipal Co-ordinating Director, Mr Thomas Ba-Innmayeh advised Ghanaians to take a queue from what was happening in neighbouring Cote d’Ivoire and Zimbabwe and avoid any negative act that would bring chaos in the country.
He appealed to the Assembly to maintain the prevailing peace in the Municipality to attract more investors to the area to establish business that would offer employment to the youth.
The chairman of the Local Council of Churches, Apostle Brefo Nubeng, speaking on the theme: “We are not divided,” also urged the people to let the peace and unity prevailed in the municipality.
The chairman for the occasion, Nana Agyakwa Frempong III said the 2008 election was a demonstration that the hand of God was at work and wanted a new parliamentarian to be elected to lead the people to develop the area.
Present were the MP for Abirem Constituency, Ms Esther Obeng Dapaah and Mr Kwasi Ankama MP for Atiwa Constituency and former parliamentary candidates for the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) and the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP).