The Ashanti Regional Communications Officer for the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Samed Akalilu has stated the Adansi-Asokwa parliamentary seat has gone out of the hands of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) even before the polls are held on December 7.
In an exclusive interview with the Ghanaian Observer Newspaper moments after the president, John Mahama had toured the constituency, the vociferous communicator said the NDC had taken over the seat.
According to him, even though the NPP and the incumbent MP K.T Hammond has held sway over the seat for about 12years now, the NDC, he noted with extreme confidence was making it their own in the upcoming polls.
”My brother mark my words KT Hammond can cry and make all the noise as someone living in self- denial but the reality will dawn on him on December 7th”, the Regional Officer posited.
Extolling the virtues of the party’s candidate, Mr Akalilu noted Lawyer Evans Amankwah had been fully baked to take over the parliamentary seat at the upcoming polls.
According to him, the NDC candidate had worked tremendously at the constituency as he has now become a household name in the area.
”Our candidate will be unbeatable this time around because he has mastered the game to become the lord of it on December 7”, the Communications Officer drummed confidently.
He explained the dynamics of the constituency had changed to favor the party’s candidate, insisting the work rate of the NDC government had added some impetus to the hard-work and visibility of the NDC candidate.
Earlier on in the week, the president, John Mahama endorsed Evans Amankwa as the party’s parliamentary hopeful for the December polls at an impressive rally at Fumso.
According to the President, the candidate possessed every quality to become a great legislator having studied and practiced Law to become abreast with parliamentary duties.
President Mahama, therefore charged residents including settlers at the community to vote massively for the NDC MP aspirant so as to partner him to bring total development to the community.
In a brief remark to the paper moments after his hands was lifted at the rally grounds, Lawyer Amankwah thanked the president and the party for reposing so much confidence in him, pledging to wrestle the seat to the NDC fold this year.