Even before the party opens nomination for constituency positions, the former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) Bekwai in the Ashanti Region under Mills’ administration, Hon. Noah Asante Manu has started lacing his boots to contest for the constituency chairmanship.
According to our information gathered the former MCE poses as a threat to the incumbent chairman and some executives of the National Democratic Congress in the constituency as he is enjoying the support of the party’s footsoldiers in the area.
There is an indication that the chairmanship race might get fierce and messy as names of strong and influential business personalities within the party in the region are bent on giving the incumbent regional chairman, Salisu Musah a run for his money.
Otecfmghan.com’s sources has it that the Mr. Salish Musah is among persons interested in contesting the regional chairmanship position having served the NDC party for twelve years as constituency chairman hence, the ploy to stop him.
Deep throat sources close to the MCE and former NDC parliamentary candidate confirms to otecfminline.com’s investigative reporter Kwabena Danso-Dapaah that he will push himself to lead the party by “hook or crook”.
Our sources on the ground can report the contest is likely to be a two-horse race between Salisu Musah and Hon. Noah Asante Manu who remains the constituency’s strongest contenders.
Hon. Noah Asante Manu is known for speaking his mind on issues of corruption and became the parliamentary candidate for the party in 2008 of which the party for the first time increased votes in the constituency.
Meanwhile, political pundits are calling on the current national executives of the party to watch the development in the constituency carefully predicting it could thwart the party’s chance in any upcoming polls if things are not handled well.
Otecfmghana.com promise to keep its readers posted as development in the party unfold in the Ashanti Region unfold.
Source: otecfmghana.com/Kwabena Danso Dapaah