Communications Director of the Ministry of Education, Ekow Vincent Assafuah has filed his nomination to contest for as a parliamentary candidate for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Old Tafo seat in the Ashanti Region.
The man who is known popularly as Homeboy by constituents is said to be contesting five other people for the seat that has been abdicated by Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei who is not seeking reelection.
Addressing party members present at the time he was filling his forms, Ekow mentioned that the election is an opportunity to give back to this constituents all it has deposited him adding “a rare opportunity to bring change to lives and development”
He added further that; “This election is a moment of truth to affirm the NPP’s legacy of rewarding hard work and loyalty. Extraordinary events, both in my personal life and in the life of this Republic, have led me to take a firm decision to contest for the slot of Parliamentary Candidate for the Old-Tafo Constituency in the upcoming primaries of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). My decision to contest is borne out of months of sober introspection, a deeper conviction about the morality of leadership, and from extensive engagements with the many men and women of Old-Tafo community”.
He noted that the delegates of Old Tafo are smart and will honour his hard work and dedication to the party and constituency with their votes.
“The delegates are smart and would not be hoodwinked by propaganda or whatsoever. At the end of the day, they will make the best choice, and I have no iota of doubt that they will reward my vision and sacrifice.”