Agbanwa Gabiana Abugri – for the Bawku Central primaries
New Patriotic Celebration(NPP) in the Higher East Area closed nomination in 12 constituencies with a complete of 32 aspirants, submitting and paying the GHc20,000.00 price.
Out of this quantity, only a few females were being daring enough to clearly show fascination in contest the NPP’s constituency primaries, slated for September 2019.
The bold gals are Agbanwa Gabiana Abugri in the Bawku Central Constituency, Fidelia Kudariwor in the Chiana-Paga Constituency and Aburiya Diana Asuure in the Bongo Constituency.
Constituencies where by the NPP has Members of Parliament have been reserved for a later on date and for that, rationale it can be assumed that ladies contesting the primaries in the Higher East Region could maximize to 5 thinking about the point that the Zebila and Navrongo Central Constituencies are among those people on maintain.
A total of 6 chief executives who have tasted electric power are among the the 32 aspirants. Amazingly, no sitting feminine DCE in the region is amongst the 32.
In the Bawku Central Constituency, 3 aspirants particularly Abubakar Wuni, Agbanwa Gabiana Abugri and Ayuuba Seidu filed.
Builsa South Constituency experienced two aspirants remaining Thomas Adama and the DCE for the location, Daniel Kwame Gariba.
The Bongo District Main Executive Peter Ayinbisa will contest a former Parliamentary Candidate, Aburiya Diana Asuure in the Bongo Constituency primaries.
In the Bolgatanga Central Constituency, 3 aspirants in the 2015 primaries have all reappeared to contest again. They are Emmanuel Afour, Joseph Amiyure Atura, MCE for Bolgatanga and Rex Asanga the 2016 Parliamentary Candidate.
Ambassador Alowe Leo Kaba is returning house to contest the Chiana-Paga Constituency primaries. Other aspirants are Robert Apechira Aloo and Fidelia Kudariwor.
In the Talensi Constituency the DCE, Dr. Boabil confirmed public expectation he did not exhibit his face. So the contest will be in between the 2016 Parliamentary Candidate Thomas Duanaab, William Zoogah, Robert Alibo and Samuel Kuug.
The DCE for Bolgatanga East District and 2016 Parliamentary Candidate Prof. Emmanuel Abugre Abole will be contested by the Constituency Chairman, David Amoah and Abire Nsobila.
At Pusiga the contest is amongst Abdul – Karim Dubur and the District Chief Govt, Abdulai Zubeiru.
In the Garu Constituency the contest is in between Musah Osman and Emmanuel Asore Avoka the District Main Government.
The Builsa North constituency will have James Maurice Abakisi contesting Isaac Issahaku Awenemai.
In the Nabdam Constituency there will be a ‘father and son’ contest involving Michael Zure and one particular time MP, Parliamentary Candidate and Regional Minister, Boniface Gambila. The neutralizer in this contest is Yen Sapark.
The Binduri Constituency will have a previous Bawku Municipal Chief Government and a commercial farmer, Abanga Abdulai contesting with John A. Atubiga and Alex Joseph Asuma Avoka.
FROM: Ebo Bruuce-Quansah, Bolgatanga
Gyampo, an Associate Professor of Political Science, College of Ghana, on
Thursday advocated for the involvement of youthful individuals actively in partisan
politics, urging the youth to contest for Parliamentary seats.
He encouraged the youth to seize the
opportunity and contest for political positions in particular as the key
political functions were being keeping Parliamentary Primaries to elect their
Parliamentary candidates for Elections 2020.
“We ought to do the job collectively to enable improve the
number of young men and women in the following Parliament as very well as management in the
governance of the place,” Prof. Gyampo stated at the launch of the Youth
Bridge Basis (YBF) marketing campaign to whip-up political enthusiasm among the
The Foundation seeks to harness and develop
the potentials of the youth in Ghana and across the African continent.
Prof Gyampo, who is the Head, Youth Bridge
Research Institute (YBRI), explained politics in Ghana in the build-up to
independence and in the interval aftermath was really dominated by young people.
“The time period was essentially the politics of
the youth. Young individuals performed essential roles in institutionalizing regimes and also
collaborating as energetic customers of the federal government,” he explained.
Prof Gyampo who is also Director of the
Centre for European Experiments said with the inception of our Fourth Republic and
as constitutional and democratic governance commenced in 1992, outdated age became
an unstated qualification for substantive illustration and participation in politics
“There are several empirical as very well as
anecdotal experiences of grownup politicians insisting the youth confine their purpose
in politics to serving as foot-troopers, voting equipment and agents basically applied
to foment violent electoral conflicts and battling soiled political wars of
politicians,” he claimed.
He famous that when it came to the youth’s
substantive participation in governance, “the youth are requested to bid their time
until eventually they experienced, but have been considered matured and capable plenty of in figuring out
who need to guide them at age 18”.
He reported Africa as a continent experienced a youthful
inhabitants, indicating close to two billion people in Africa had been aged involving 18
and 35 many years “yet the varieties of folks who lead the continent have been incredibly outdated and
continue on to plague the continent with the anti-developmental ills of
He reported elders played no frontal part in
standard governance mainly because they did not have the strength and strength to do
so. But they had the knowledge and expertise to provide well timed suggestions to chiefs.
“In our current constitutional and
democratic dispensation, the elders who have no strength and strength choose to
enjoy a frontal part in politics and want the youthful folks who have no
practical experience to relatively stay behind the scenes and quite possibly offer counsel,” he
He explained at the instant, only five for each cent of
the latest customers of parliament have been young people in between the ages of 21 to
35 a long time, and was “fatal for our democracy for this large segment of the
populace to be severely underrepresented”.
Prof. Gyampo also indicated that political
get-togethers also had the major job to participate in in obtaining young men and women elected to
He known as on Political Get-togethers to motivate
youthful individuals to contest the upcoming Parliamentary Primaries by removing all
visible and invisible road blocks that could frustrate the youth.
The functions will have to also set in place
mentorship interventions that allowed working experience get together leaders and previous
parliamentarians to mentor and establish the self-confidence of the youthful parliamentary
“Political Functions have to be certain that at the very least
50 per cent candidates contesting and successful elections are young people,” Prof
He also urged youthful folks who knowledge
needless frustrations and obstacles to brace on their own to contest the upcoming
Parliamentary Elections as Unbiased Candidates.
“We strongly consider that, the part of the
youth in politics should not just be for vigilantism, as voting devices or as
foot soldiers, young persons must analyze the terrine and be bold ample to
contest, even as Unbiased candidates,” he explained.
He claimed the Foundation was all set to present
technological and other assistance to younger parliamentary aspirants’ including
instruction, city corridor conference, and other platforms to allow them participate
actively in elections.
“We will do all these to help the youth
obtain parity in our governance and political landscape and because of our
perception and conviction that the enhancement of a country rests on its youth and
that, nations that provide the relationship with their younger populace are
condemned to bleed till dying.”
He stressed that their calls for youth
participation had been not intended to slight any politician who has aged but to inquire
for training house and a extensively nurtured inter-generational methods that
permit us as a culture, to productively go on the mantle of leadership to a
well-groomed and ready youth.
By Samuel Dodoo, GNA
Accra, July 27, GNA – The Metropolis 2000 Youth
Action Intercontinental (C2YA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) would now
take part in programmes of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the
United Nations (UN) to improve the life of the citizenry.
This grew to become feasible when the NGO was specified
a consultative standing by the ECOSOC to actively have interaction in its actions as
relevant to the UN programmes this sort of as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Mr Rudolf Francis Hans-Jorie, the President
of C2YA, created this regarded in an interview with the Ghana News Agency in Accra.
He explained the recognition provided to the
organisation adopted its vigorous activities in environmental sustainability,
youth and females empowerment, provision of incapacity demands, among the other items
to enrich the living typical of the people today.
Mr Hans-Jorie said some of the programmes
carried out by the NGO are harmless motherhood intervention venture, group
consciousness bazaars and “Project Ghana Shoreline.”
He said primarily based on their new standing, he and Mr
Alexius Allen Quashie, the Director of Operations of C2YA, have been invited to
go to a high amount assembly on the SDGs at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Mr Hans-Jorie explained the meeting, which types
component of the political community forums of ECOSOC, would be participated by specialist
groupings such as wellness practitioners, social personnel, legal practitioners,
NGOs, and community-dependent organisations.
The concept for the conference is: “Empowering
Folks and Guaranteeing Inclusiveness and Quality”, and it would aim on new
technologies in economic, social and environmental concerns for the realisation
of the SDGs.