Delegates of the New Patriotic Party in the Wejia-Gbawe Constituency with popular acclamation have endorsed Mrs Tina Gifty Naa Ayele Mensah as the Parliament Candidate for the party.
Mrs Mensah, who is the incumbent MP and doubles as the Deputy Minister of Health was the only candidate, who officially filed and submitted her nomination when the Party opened nominations.
The process leading to the acclamation started on Thursday, June 18, and ended on Saturday, June 20, and was supervised by the Electoral Commission.
The Constituency, which has 14 Electoral Area has 640 delegates.
Mrs Abigail Onassis-Fiadjoe, the Wejia- Gbawe District Electoral officer, who made the acclamation said the incumbent MP was the only Candidate, who filed her nomination to be re-elected.
She said with that it meant that Mrs Mensah was going as an unopposed candidate for the Constituency.
“As the District Electoral Officer representing the Electoral Commission in the Wejia-Gbawe Constituency, l declare Mrs Mensah as the Parliamentary Candidate on the ticket of the NPP,” she said.
Mrs Mensah commended the delegates for the confidence reposed in her and the opportunity to represent the Constituency for re-election come December 7, 2020.
She said over the last three and a half years, she has worked so hard to bring massive development to the Constituency, and apart from all the achievements so far, one of her legacies was the Ultra-modern Science-based SHS.
She said through her efforts and collaborations with the Municipal Chief Executive of the Weija-Gbawe Municipal Assembly, investors have come forward for the establishment of a cement factory, which would create 13,000 direct jobs, where 2,000 direct jobs would be allocated to the Constituency.
She called on delegates to continue to champion peace and understanding in the Constituency to promote the interest of the Party.
The incumbent MP urged the delegates to stop destroying her image and rather channel the energy to the well-being of the Party.
Mr Michael Danquah, the Constituency Chairman said in just four years, Constituents have seen giant strides in the areas of Education, Health, Community and Personal Development, security, sanitation and Business support among others.
He thanked the delegates for their support to the Constituency Executives in the discharge of their duties.