Otoase (E/R), Dec. 31, GNA - Mr Daniel Bukari, a 50 year old teacher at Otoase near Coaltar in the Ayensuano District, has appealed to the people of Otoase Electoral Area to vote for him to become the next Assembly Member for the area.
Briefing the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at Otoase, after addressing mini rallies at Owusuakrua, Amamfrom, and Odeentekrom, Mr Bukari called on the youth to concentrate on their books during the holidays and stop moving about smoking, drinking alcoholic beverages and engaging in social vices.
He said the progress of the country depended on the youth, therefore, if voted as the Assemblyman for the area he would support the construction of school buildings and other developmental projects in the communities in the electoral area.
Mr Bukari said he would support the youth to establish community farms and the proceeds from the farm would be used to support the development projects he had planned for the area.
In another development, Mr Eric Boadu, incumbent Assembly Member of Brekusu said, when voted back to office, he would continue with his developmental projects.
Briefing the GNA at Brekusu, Mr Boadu mentioned some of the projects as toilet facilities, market at Brekusu and an ICT Center.
He promised to establish a community pineapple farms and use the proceeds to support the development projects.
Mr Boadu said some of the communities that had benefitted from the projects that he initiated were Ayim, Ashaabi, Comet Estates, Kojokrom, Ntiakrom and Sito.
The Electoral Commission has fixed Tuesday, March 3, 2015 for the conduct of the District Assembly and Unit Committee Elections throughout the country, except the Lower Manya Krobo District.
Nominations for the District Assembly Elections were taken from Saturday, December 20, and Sunday, December 21.
According to the 1994 District Assembly Elections Act 473, "Elections to a district assembly shall be held every four years, except that the elections shall be held at least six months away from parliamentary elections".
A candidate seeking election to a District Assembly or any lower local government unit shall present himself to the electorate as an individual, and shall not use any symbol associated with any political party.
A political party shall not endorse, sponsor, offer a platform to or in any way campaign for or against a candidate seeking election to a District Assembly or any lower local government unit.