Volta NDC to vet 63 aspirants for parliamentary primaries

Sunday 21st July, 2019
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By A.B. Kafui Kanyi, GNA

Ho, July 21, GNA - The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta region is to vet a total of 63 parliamentary aspirants for primaries in all 18 constituencies in the region.

Mr James Gunu, Regional Secretary of the Party in a press release said the vetting, scheduled for July 24th and July 25 this year, is in accordance with section six A(i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) of the guidelines as amended for the conduct of the August 24, 2019 parliamentary primaries.

He said on July 24, a total of 31 aspirants from ten constituencies would be vetted.

The constituencies are:

1. Ketu North

i. Dr. James Klutse Avedzi

ii. Wisdom Nyamuame

iii. Don Emmanuel Agbanyo

iv. Mr. Gabriel Kwabla Kwamigah

2. North Dayi

i. Joycelyn Tetteh

ii. Mad. Patricia Katsekpor

3. Agortime Ziope

i. Charles Agbeve

4. North Tongu

i. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

5. South Tongu

i. Kobby Mensah Woyome

ii. Mr. Maxwell Lukutor

6. Ho Central

i. Benjamin Komla Kpodo

ii. Mr. Emmanuel Kafui Dzamefe

iii. Hon. Eric Seyram Bene

iv. Mr. Gordon Akpadie

v. Mr. Edem Kofi Kpotosu

vi. Hon. Stanley Nelvis Glate

7. Adaklu

i. Kwame Agbodza

ii. Mad. Rebecca Agbogah

iii. Franklin Pythias Anku

iv. Mr. Raymond Prosper Akpatsa

8. Akatsi North

i. Peter Nortsu Kotoe

ii. Dr. Stephen Torkpo

iii. Dr. Donald Senanu Agumenu

9. Akatsi South

i. Bernard Ahiafor

ii. Mr. Samuel K. Nugblega

iii. Godwin Asimenu

iv. Mr William Kpormatsi

10. Kpando

i. Dela Sowah

ii. Mr Killian Donkor

iii. Mr. James Kofi Fonu Kpatakpa

iv. Mr. Sebastian Deh

Mr Gunu said the remaining 32 aspirants from eight constituencies would be vetted on July 25th.

They are;

1. Hohoe

i. Dr. Margaret Kwaku

ii. Dr. Ahorsu Kennedy

iii. Mr. Demake Francis

iv. Mr. Kingsley Mortey

v. Mr. Kanyagui Simon

vi. Mr. Theophilus Kodjo Dzimegah

2. Keta

i. Dr. Senanu Kwesi Dzokoto

ii. Mad. Evelyn Dodzi Dzeketey

iii. Dr. Richard Fiadomor

iv. Mr. Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey

v. Mr. Paul Mensah Voegborlo

vi. Mad. Suzzy-Sylvia Glover

3. Afadzato South

i. Mad. Angela Oforiwa Alowu-Tay

ii. Mad. Augusta Kafui Takyi

4. Anlo

ii. Dr. Collins Ahorlu

iii. Mr. Joseph Agbeko Kpogoh

iv. Mr. Richard Kwami Sefe

v. Mr. Bright E. K. Demordzi

vi. Mad. Sedina Tamakloe-Attionu

5. South Dayi

i. Nelson Rockson Etse Dafeamekpor

ii. Frank Kofi Dei

6. Ho West

i. Mr. Emmanuel Kwesi Bedzrah

ii. Mr. Eric Alifo

iii. Mr. Samuel Kofi Danku Dzidulali

7. Central Tongu

i. Mr. Gabby Alexander Roosevelt Hottordze

ii. Dr. Benedicta Yayra Fosu-Mensah

8. Ketu South

i. Mr. Foga Nukunu

ii. Mr. Joseph Nyavi

iii.Mr Nicholas Worclachie

iv. Mad. Dzifa Gomashie

v. Mrs. Caroline Kudah-Parker

The Regional Secretary asked Constituency Chairmen of the Party to come along with the Branch Membership Register(s) of all aspirants in their constituencies.

He said the vetting would begin at 0900 hours each day, at the Party's regional office in Ho.

Mr Gunu said there would be balloting for successful aspirants immediately after the vetting for the primaries.

He said there would be no balloting for aspirants going unopposed and that each aspirant would be allowed to bring about 30 supporters who would be provided seats outside the vetting room.

Mr Gunu said to "consolidate the unity and cohesion in the party to secure a resounding victory for former President John Dramani Mahama, and the NDC in the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections, aspirants would be made to sign a declaration form to be committed to accepting the outcome of the vetting and the primaries without resorting to any legal or court litigation.

"All aspirants shall be committed to issue based campaigns devoid of personal attacks and rally behind the winner of the August 24th, 2019 Parliamentary Primaries to galvanize a united front towards winning the 2020 elections", he said.

GNA