BY MUNTALLA INUSAH
THE MEMBER of Parliament for the Krowor Constituency, Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye has filed her candidature to contest upcoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primaries scheduled for April 2020.
Mrs Quaye, who is the incumbent and first female MP for Krowor constituency,says she is seeking more years as a parliamentarian to enable her to add more development to what she has already started.
Speaking to the DAILY HERITAGE after filing her nominations in Accra on Feb 14,Mrs Quaye predictedgarnering 90% of the total votes to be cast at the primaries which she contests against Mr Eric Nii Aryikwei Okine, a building contractor.
The filling ceremony was preceded with wild jubilation by some of the constituents, right from the MP’s office at Buade, through some principal streets of the Nungua township to the party’s office at Nungua Channel 5.
The forms and cheques paying for the filing were received by Mr Attah Gyimah, the Krowor Constituency Chairman and his team after appending his signature to the forms.
The MP, who is also the Minister in charge of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development,moments after filing her nomination, paid homage to the family house to invoke the spirit of the late father to support her second-term bid.
Mrs Quaye urged all delegates to continue to rally support for her after being overwhelmed by the support shown her during the run-up to the filing.
The MP, who has earned the title ‘Mother-for-all’ from her constituents,urged the delegates to vote massively for her, and the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, again in the upcoming general election.
Mr Quaye said the NPP government is better placed to champion more development in the constituency, and that that aspiration could materialize only if she and her president remained in office for four more years.