The battle lines have been officially being drawn in Dome-Kwabenya constituency elections of the Greater Accra region between the incumbent Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo and Parliamentary Candidate for the NDC, Elipklim Akurugu as the later has officially file her nomination to battle for the seat on December 7th this year.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Dome-Kwabenya, Elikplim Akurugu, on Wednesday 7 th of October 2020 submitted her nomination forms at the Kwabenya branch of the Electoral Commission’s office to formally join the political race on December 7th.
The documents were received by the EC officials after endorsements of the papers by the EC signifying a successful presentation. She was accompanied by some top NDC officials, constituency executives, a brass band, party supporters, and a massive crowd from all walks of life who invaded the streets of Kwabenya.
The NDC party supporters defied heavy rains on a very wet Wednesday morning jamming and dancing on the streets to throw their weight behind their beloved candidate. It is on the back of this development that she has declared and clearly signaled a moment of ‘CHANGE’ with one goal seeking to snatch the seat from the ruling NPP and the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP), Sarah Adwoa Safo. She is seeking to institute Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) loan schemes for market women; the
establish a fire station; build an industrial park; support needy but brilliant pupils; advocate for the vulnerable, empower women through programs; Annual Constituency forum for Dome-Kwabenya residents; support Master craftsmen, youth enrollment into the National Apprenticeship and the Free
TVET programs promised by John Mahama among several other socio-economic interventions.
In an interview with the www.vision1gh.com, shortly after submission of her forms, Elikplim Akurugu thanked God for the successful launch of her journey into Ghana’s frontline politics and said the cry of Dome Kwabenya people is change, everywhere you go everybody is crying for change this is the moment of change for Dome Kwabenya, the people are tired and they are demanding the change she reiterated. She also thanked the entire Dome-Kwabenya constituents for the massive show of overwhelming love
and support beyond imagination.
Elikplim Akurugu appreciated the fact that she has enjoyed massive support from the same people rightthrough the primaries stage to a full-blown political candidate. She continued I can also say that since it is raining across the whole of Ghana, it shows a bigger picture of a bigger victory for our next President John Dramani Mahama,” The NDC Dome-Kwabenya Candidate also urged residents to turn out in their large numbers to vote massively for John Mahama as President and herself as the Member of Parliament.