Saltpond (W/R), Feb. 28, GNA - The Mfantseman West Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has hailed the nomination of their Member of Parliament, Mr Aquinas Tawiah Quansah as the Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development.
The Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Henry Kweku Hyaron and the Constituency Chairman, Mr Stephen Moore in an encounter with the Ghana News Agency at Saltpond expressed gratitude to President John Evans Atta Mills for nominating the MP to that position.
Mr Moore assured the President that the Constituency would leave no stone unturned to ensure that they returned the Deputy Minister to parliament in the 2012 general elections.
\"We will not let you down, Mr President\", Mr Moore said.
The Chairman advised the Deputy Minister-elect to work hard to justify the confidence reposed in him by the President when the Appointments Committee of Parliament passed his nomination.
He urged supporters of the party to work hard to champion the course of the President\'s Better Ghana Agenda.
Mr Hayfron said the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly, as home Assembly of the President had a greater responsibility to discharge.
He said they must not only ensure that the two seats, East and West were retained but must also ensure that government policies and programmes were implemented to the letter and also explained to the people.
The MCE commended the two MPs for lobbying projects for the municipality and appealed to the citizens to rally behind the government and to return the two MPs, Mr George Kuntu Blankson and Mr Aquinas Tawiah Quansah to power in 2012.
Mr Hayfron advised Mr Quansah to note that now he had a larger \"constituency\" which voted him to Parliament and try to keep regularly in touch with the constituents.