…Declares intention to secure the seat for NPP
Abass Zakaria popularly known as Governor has declared his intention to contest as the parliamentary candidate for Tamale central seat on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic Party NPP.
Abass Governor is banking his hopes on the experience he has gained over the years as a native and a Hosella from Tamale central constituency.
His indecision to contest the seat is however bringing discomfort to some of his opponents who contested the seat the previous years and lost and have intentions to come back again.
Governor made his declaration after he donated some items including food, drinks, water and undisclosed amount of money to constituency delegates when he was touring on Tuesday to observe the on going limited voter registration at the various pulling stations here in Tamale.
He said the people of Tamale central need someone who will understand their concerns for immediate and long term solutions, adding that they see no other person than Abass Governor.
He explain he was always ready and willing to serve his people by putting himself up for elections and also to work in their interest. “The time has come for me to save my people on a higher platform than what I am currently doing”.
“I receive more than 50 people in my office in a day to solve their problem. I need to liberate the youth and set them free,” Governor said.
According to him, as a member of parliament when voted into power I will ensure that the demand of the people are properly documented also establish a revolution funds to establish the people to a profitable economic ventures.
He however, condemned the allegation that northern politicians doesn’t help but was quick to note that “being a good politician is not about how fast you can communicate; is about how deep you can think to liberate your people,” Governor noted.
He said he will ensure that he teach his people especially the youth how to fish than given them fish.
Story by: Amadu Badar