Madam Patricia Appiagyei, the incumbent Member of Parliament for the Asokwa Constituency in a remarkable show of strength led constituents in a four hour march last week in what was christened ”Walk for Power”.
The brisk walk which was aimed at energizing the grass-root support base of the New Patriotic Party in Asokwa, was also used to encourage residents to keep hope alive for an NPP victory in the upcoming polls.
Cheered on by pedestrians and commercial bus drivers, Madam Appiagyei who was joined in the march by party executives, polling station officers and party faithful started the walk from the Kumasi South Hospital which is popularly called Agogo hospital.
With music playing from sound systems which were mounted on a van, Madam Appiagyei and the group danced and sang their way into the Asokwa Presbyterian school park where the march ended.
Addressing participants later, the Asokwa MP commended both residents and party faithful for showing faith in the New Patriotic Party(NPP).
‘Sompahemaa’ Mama Pat, as the legislator is called by party faithful encouraged them to continue in the outdoor campaign so they could reach every household with the NPP message of change.
She tasked party officers to do extra work if the party is to win the upcoming polls, adding that they campaign wherever they found themselves.
According to her, the NPP needed every one in the constituency to vote for its flag-bearer and MP to ensure a massive victory on December 7th.
Speaking to the paper later, Mr Francis Adomako, Asokwa NPP Organizer indicated the party’s plan to use every available holiday to engage residents and supporters till December 7th.
According to him, the party had designed special outreach programs for the weekend so as to ensure every home in Asokwa is reached with the party’s message of change.
”We are very confident that with this strategy of ours, Asokwa residents will give their votes to Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo-Addo and extend same to Sompahemaa Mama Pat”, Mr Adomako noted.
He lashed out at the National Democratic Congress,(NDC) for bringing misery to the people of Ghana as its policies had crippled many businesses as the youth also wallowed in joblessness.
On his part, Edmund Kyei, Communications Director for the Asokwa NPP maintained the Asokwa constituency would record over 80 percent of the popular votes for Nana Addo and Mama Pat.
He, therefore, stressed the need for party officers to work extra hard to ensure they realize the target it had set for itself in the upcoming presidential and parliamentary polls in December.