It appears the minority leader?s seat is slipping away from his grips asStarrFMonline.com gathers that almost the entire minority caucus has besieged his constituency in Kumasi to campaign for his re-election in Saturday?s parliamentary primaries of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP).
Mr. Osei Kyei Mensa-Bonsu is facing stiff competition from two contenders- John Darko, aka Lawyer Darko, and a 56-year-old business consultant Mr Kwadwo Boateng Genfi for the Suame seat.
According to Starr News? Isaac Bediako Justice, many known figures in the minority caucus have openly come to the constituency to campaign for their leader. Notable among those who have visited the constituency are the Manhyia MP Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Isaac Asiamah, Oforikrom MP Elizabeth Agyemang among others.
Deputy Minority leader Dominic Nitiwul is on record to have said that the ruling NDC will make a mockery of the NPP if the minority leader loses his seat.
Meanwhile, 30 constituencies have been omitted from Saturday?s primaries due to a variety of outstanding issues.
According to a statement issued by the party and signed by its general secretary, Kwabena Agyei Agyepong a date for the primaries of those constituencies would be announced in due course.
The affected constituencies are as follow:
Upper Denkyira West
Greater Accra Region
Oboom ? Domeabra
Upper East Region
Upper West Region