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Former C/R Minister Aquinas Quansah to contest NDC Nat’l Organiser post

Former MP & Central Region Minister Aquinas T. Quansah wants to challenge Kofi Adams et al for the position

The former Central Region Minister, Aquinas Tawiah Quansah, has declared his intention to contest the National Organizer position of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

The former Deputy Minister for Fisheries made the declaration for the position currently held by Kofi Adams on Onua FM’s morning show ‘Yen Nsem Pa’.

“Yes, I intend to contest the position when the nominations are open. I will pick forms and contest. That is my next move in my political career; to be National Organizer for my party,” he told host Bright Kwesi Asempa on Tuesday.

It is not known whether Mr Adams will contest the position again but a former holder of the same office, Yaw Boateng Gyan, reported to be lacing his boots for a comeback.

The former Member of Parliament for Mfantseman West said he is in the best position to occupy the office, saying: “I am a grassroots person and in all my life I have worked with them and I am 100% sure that they will give me the nod as the National Organizer”.

“Now that there is clamour for new faces to lead the party back to power come 2020, coupled with my love for the party, I will put myself up to contest the National Organizer Position of the NDC. It is now official,” Mr Quansah, otherwise known as Shatta, averred.

‘Zero-work done by NPP’

The former MP said the Akufo-Addo-led administration should stop taking credit for the growth of the economy in the first quarter of this year since the success story is as a result of policies put in place during the last quarter of 2016.

He said the present administration cannot point to anything concrete that they have done to turn around the economy, questioning when the first budget of the government was passed and implemented.

“NPP has done nothing new this year,” he stressed.

“What have they done to improve the economy before they are taking credit for it? All they have succeeded in doing is to increase Kenkey price, that is all. The major fiscal policy of this government was passed somewhere in March or April, so when has this policy started yielding results?”

He posited that the Nana Addo-led administration should stop taking credit for what they did not do and “that is what I dislike about the NPP”.

“They have done zero work so far and I don’t see the reason why they cannot tell Ghanaians the truth.”

By Bright Dzakah|Onua 95.1FM|3news.com|Ghana

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