Africa-Press – Ghana. The Director General of the National Lottery Authority (NLA), Sammi Awuku has been acclaimed as the parliamentary candidate (PC) for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Akuapem North constituency.
He was unanimously endorsed by the delegates after contesting as the sole contender in the parliamentary primary on December 2.
“It has been a long journey. over ten to eleven years, together with a few friends, we started this. Wonderful people, they rallied behind me. We engaged the party people, and they kept saying that I would be given the opportunity when the time came.
“They have done an acclamation, and I don’t take this for granted. On any day, whether rain or shine, I will stand by them, and we will develop the constituency together.
“We will ensure that development in the area of roads, health, potable water, electricity. All those who left come home, let’s work together, I will be a candidate for all the people, and I want to be an MP when elected for all. This is a call to service,” he told journalists after the popular acclamation at the Presbyterian College of Education polling centre.