The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the Dome-Kwabenya Constituency, Elikplim Akurugu has promised to fully represent the people in the area when they vote her to power.
She said her door-to-door campaign in the area has proven that the pople need change than ever, following their disappointment in the current MP, Sara Adwoa Safofo who has failed to heed to the calls of the electorates.
Madam Akurugu said this while addressing journalists at the premises of the constituency office of the Electoral Comission at Kwabenya Wednesday.
Defying the rains at the time, supporters of the NDC amid singing and dancing cheered her up and sang songs that showed they were fed up with the leadership of the their MP who is also a Minister.
In her speech, Madam Akurugu said she had undergone the necessary processes and had filed her nomination, urging the people to support her campaign as they communicate the policies in the NDC manifesto to all and sundry in the municipality tagged as the stronghold of the ruling NDC.
To her, the people in the area have been denied what is due them in the constituency under Sara Adwoa Safo who has been in power for 16 years, saying “all the remarkable developments in the area; the Hospital, the Dome market as well as roads in the area were done under the John Mahama administration.”
“The people are singing and drumming while it is raining. This shows how poised they are to support me win the seat because they have been abandoned for 16 years,” Akurugu said and pledged deliver a listening and credible leadership when voted to power in the upcoming elections.