Freda Prempeh Seeks 4th Term – Files Nomination Papers In Grand Style.

Hon Freda Prempeh, MP for Tano North presenting her nomination papers to Stephen Ntiamoah Takyi, NPP Constituency secretary for Tano North on Wednesday as other members of the party look on admiringly.

Incumbent Member of Parliament for Tano North Constituency in the Ahafo Region, Hon Mrs Freda Prempeh has appealed to delegates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the area to grant her another term as their representative in the upcoming primary so she could continue with her good works.

Picking and filing her nomination papers on same day of Wednesday at the party’s headquarters amidst brass band music with an enthusiastic crowd of polling station executives and coordinators following, Madam Prempeh said her decision to seek for a fourth term was borne out of a desire to lobby for more development projects in addition to the over 150 basic amenities she had lobbied for all the communities under Tano North. 

Presenting the forms to the constituency secretary, Stephen Ntiamoah Takyi at the party’s office at Duayaw Nkwanta, Madam Prempeh said she was by that singular act fulfilling the requirement as stipulated in the NPP constitution and the regulations governing the conduct of the upcoming internal primary in the constituency. 

“I am delighted to present my nomination forms paid for by coordinators and polling station executives in this constituency who are asking that I seek a fourth term to do more for the people including creating opportunities of jobs for the youth and the aged. And due to other responsibilities I have in Parliament i am doing it today so i can represent them in Parliament as the House rises on Friday”, Madam Prempeh stated with a smile.


Madam Freda Prempeh has won the Tano North parliamentary seat on three occasions from 2012, 2016 and 2020.

She is the first cabinet Minister from the Ahafo Region as she sits as the current Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources. 

Before her current position, she had been appointed Minister of State at the Presidency having previously served as Deputy Minister for Gender and Child Protection.

She says the upcoming Parliamentary primary would be the easiest because she trusts the delegates to grant her a resounding endorsement on January 27 so she can do an unprecedented 4th term in Parliament and serve her people with her capabilities.

Ongoing Projects:

Touring the communities earlier to see projects being done under the MP and by the NPP government, the Bedomie-Jachie, Predua, Buokurukuruwa and Duayaw Nkwanta junction roads were nearing completion stages.

Two Senior High schools, Bomaa SHS and Serwaah Kese SHS had received brand new school infrastructure including mechanized bore holes to aid the students and staff to have regular water supply. 

Two modern toilet facilities were being constructed at Efisipa and Yamfo communities during the visit by yours truly.

At Koforidua and Yamfo, the community had received two astro turf projects with the Koforidua one already in use.

At a visit to Buokurukuruwa, the construction of the National Training School for the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) was over 85% complete as it had three large dormitories and modern classrooms and an administration block in addition. 

Electoral Fortunes:

Having won the seat three times for the NPP, Madam Freda Prempeh in 2020 cemented her status by garnering 22, 592 votes representing 54.18% of votes cast.

The NDC had 18, 684 votes representing 44.81% while the Ghana Union Movement had 419 votes representing 1% in the total votes cast.

Currently, Tano North has a voter population size 54, 973.

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Michael Ofosu-Afriyie, Kumasi.

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