Kumasi Mayor Begs KMA to elect a PM
The former Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly and Former Regional Minister Samuel Sarpong a respected and an astute politician in the region has appealed to the assembly members of the KMA to bury their political and parochial interests and elect a Presiding Member.
He said their failure to elect a Presiding Member is impeding development of the metropolis.
Mr. Sarpong, who is also a former Ashanti Regional Minister, said the assembly members stand to lose a lot in terms of development in their electoral areas.
They should therefore put their acts to together and elect a Presiding Member who will lead them in the development of their areas.
He said the violence that has characterised the election of a Presiding Member in recent times is given the assembly a bad image in the country.
Mr. Sarpong, who is also the NDC’s parliamentary candidate for Nhyiaeso in Kumasi, said he is highly optimistic of winning the seat to succeed NPP’s Dr Richard Anane, a former Minister of Health and Transport during Kufuor’s administration.
He said that though the task is daunting, but not unsurmountable.
He said the Nhyaieso constituency is made up of a lot of elites most of whom support him because he stands tall among all the other parliamentary candidates He also stated that looking at the number of massive infrastructure development that the NDC under President Mahama has done for the region there is the need to give him a second chance to continue with his good works so that he wins the elections come December 7th.
By: Maxwell Okamafo Addo