Sam Pyne eyes Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu's seat at Suame

By Michael Ofosu-Afriyie ll Contributor
NPP News Sam Pyne eyes Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu's seat at Suame
JAN 30, 2023 LISTEN

Samuel Pyne, current Metro Chief Executive for Kumasi has shown his interest in the Suame Constituency seat.

Speaking to this reporter on Saturday morning, Mr Pyne said he had been a voter at the constituency since 1992.

He revealed working for previous NPP candidates who stood as parliamentary aspirants from 1992 through to the Majority leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu who has served for over two decades as MP.

"I have served as polling station executive, Assemblyman for my area as well as General Secretary of the regional party and having followed the steps of my teacher and leader Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu I know have studied from the right place to do a good job when I am voted for as NPP MP aspirant'', Mr Pyne stated.

Mr Pyne said the dynamics of the elections in the area were not something that would be a barrier to his aspirations since he is a well-known person in the Suame constituency.

He noted that having supported the current Majority Leader to succeed as MP and the others before him makes him a good student to take over from the best.

Mr. Pyne said he was fully aware of others who would want to contest the seat in the area but noted that he would win convincingly.

"My confidence in winning as a candidate of the NPP stems from the fact that I have dutifully served and with NPP being a party that rewards I am sure of the support I need to be elected as MP aspirant ahead of the 2024 General elections," Mr Pyne stressed.

Independent checks by this reporter revealed that at least two other persons are seeking to contest the primaries to become NPP MP candidate for Suame.

Current Municipal Chief Executive for Suame, Maxwell Ofosu Boakye is lacing his boots to replace his boss, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu whom he served as a Special Assistant.

Lawyer John Darko, a private legal practitioner and lecturer at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) is also warming up having earlier contested in the NPP primaries and lost.