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07.09.2004 NPP News

NPP to win Upper West parliamentary slot

By GNA

Adeiso (E/R), Sept.7, GNA - The New Patriotic Party (NPP), has intensified the campaign to wrest the Upper West parliamentary seat, from the National Democratic Congress (NDC), in Election 2004. The ruling NPP has held a meeting at Adeiso, in the West Akyem District, to strategise on how the Party's parliamentary candidate, Nana Yaw Asare Koranteng, would team up with two candidates he defeated in the Constituency primaries, to capture the seat that had been won by the NDC since 1996.

The losing candidates, Major E. O. Bampoh (Rtd) and Mr Alex Addai-Mensah, pledged their commitment to Nana Koranteng, to ensure his electoral victory.

Although Major Bampoh was absent at the meeting, he sent a message indicating his support to the decisions that were arrived at. Nana Koranteng noted that the task ahead was formidable, but the NPP would overcome.

He stressed: "let us all bury our differences for victory." Mr Addai-Mensah urged all Party activists, to actively engage in door-to-door campaigns to ensure that NPP grab the seat in December. The District Chief Executive, Mr Umar Amoah, said only unity of purpose would ensure the victory of the NPP in the forthcoming elections.

The Constituency Chairman, Mr I.K. Nkrumah assured the polling agents of the NPP, of a package to motivate them to give-off their best on the polling day.

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