I will contest Dome-Kwabenya seat again – Mike Ocquaye Jnr.

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When nominations for the Dome-Kwabenya parliamentary seat open, Mike Ocquaye Junior, the Chief Executive Office of the Ghana Free Zones Authority, has declared his intention to run again.

He revealed this in an exclusive interview that aired Tuesday morning on Peace FM’s “kokrokoo” program with Kwami Sefa Kayi.

“I want to inform the people of Dome-Kwabenya through your medium that as soon as there is the opening for picking up forms and filing of nomination, I Mike Ocquaye Jnr. will stand to represent the people Dome-Kwabenya,” he revealed to Kwami Sefa Kayi.

subsequently in the 2020 primaries, incumbent lawyer Sarah Adwoa Safo who was also the deputy Majority Leader in Parliament became the winner of the Dome-Kwabenya constituency seat, defeating attorney Mike Ocquaye Jr., Ghana’s High Commissioner to India.

Mike Ocquaye Jr., a lawyer, received 488 votes overall, while the member of parliament for Dome-Kwabenya received 496.

The 174 constituencies that are represented in parliament will hold parliamentary primaries on January 20, 2024, according to a statement made by the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).

“Nomination shall open on 20th December, 2023, and close on 22nd December, 2023. The Party shall soon issue detailed guidelines to govern the conduct of the primaries in these Constituencies,” This is a portion of the statement released by the party’s general secretary, Justin Frimpong Koduah.

The party has said that on December 2, 2023, it will hold the party’s parliamentary primaries for constituencies (orphan constituencies) that are not represented in parliament.

Source: Ghanatodayonline.com

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