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01.09.2004 Politics

NADMO official gets the nod

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Busunya (B/A), Sept. 01, GNA - Mr Eric Amoateng, Nkoranza District Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has received the nod of Delegates to be New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary candidate for Nkoranza North Constituency.

He bagged 73 votes of the 77 delegates at a primary at Busunya, while his opponent, Mr George Effah Baffoe took the remaining four votes.

Two other contestants in the race, Mr Edmund Kwaku Baffoe and Mr Prince Fosu Adjei failed to turn up for the elections.

Mr Yaw Adu-Abdulai, Constituency Chairman, expressed gratitude to the delegates for the orderly manner the election was conducted and called on Party members to guard against petty squabbles.

Mr Kwadwo Yeboah Fordjour, the Brong Ahafo Regional Chairman of the Party, said the main task ahead of them was to rally behind the candidate and campaign vigorously for him to snatch the seat from the NDC.

He advised the members to avoid acts that would tarnish the image of the Party.

Mr Baffoe, after the declaration of the results, embraced Mr Amoateng and pledged to support him to win the seat.

Mr Kwame Ampofo-Twumasi, District Chief Executive, advised members of the Party to work hard by visiting people in their homes to canvas for votes.

Mr Amoateng thanked members for voting for him and promised to do his best to serve them.

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