In an anticipated victory, the immediate past Deputy Registrar of the Ghana Pharmacy Council, Dr. Albert Wiredu Arkoh has emerged winner of the New Patriotic Party(NPP) parliamentary primary in the Amenfi Central constituency in the western region.
Held today, Saturday, December 2, at Akyekyere3, Dr. Arkoh garnered 547 votes against his closest contender’s 247.
Dr.Arkoh's victory comes as no surprise given his undisputed track record and dedication to the party both at the national and local levels.
Speaking to the party members after his victory, Dr. Arkoh first and foremost showed his appreciation to the Almighty God for making his victory possible.
He further appreciated all the stakeholders especially his contender for his sense of discipline right from the beginning to the end.
The parliamentary candidate acknowledged that the battle ahead is not going to be on a silver plate and therefore called for a united front devoid of bitterness and grievance.
“Ladies and gentlemen, the impending battle is not going to be just a walkover and for us to overcome our opponent in 2024, there is nothing to tread on than to form a united front devoid of bitterness and grievance,” he stated.
Dr.Arkoh further reiterated the need for all party faithful to preach the good news to all constituents.
"As Jesus told his disciples to go into the world and preach the good news in Mark 16:15, so I humbly charge you also. This will go a long way to ensure that we make his history together and break the 8 as well,” he told the party members.
The new patriotic party NPP, today, Saturday, December 2 held the first part of electing parliamentary candidates to represent the party come 2024.
This was organized for the one hundred and eleven orphan constituencies across the country. Orphan constituencies are those without sitting NPP members of parliament.
Meanwhile, the parliamentary primary for sitting MPs is scheduled to place on January 20, 2024.