Aspiring Manhyia South constituency chairman has been branded as Tomtom by his adoring fans
Aspiring Manhyia South constituency chairman, Richard Agyei Mensah Ofori Atta, has filed his nomination to contest for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) chairmanship position in the constituency.
Richard Agyei Mensah Ofori Atta, who has been branded as Tomtom by his adoring fans, filed his nomination forms to contest for the executive position slated between Thursday, April 28, and Monday, May 2, 2022.
He was accompanied by scores of NPP executives and supporters when he submitted the forms on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at the party office at Ashanti New Town in Kumasi.
His forms was received and scrutinized by the Ashanti Regional Womens organizer of the NPP, Nana Ama Ampomah, who represented the Regional Executives of the Party.
Tomtom, who was the former organizer for the then Manhyia constituency, met all the requirements to contest the chairmanship position and successfully filed his nomination.
Dressed in the blue-red-white NPP attires, he arrived at the party office at 11 in the morning, amidst drumming and chanting from the wild jubilation from his supporters.
Speaking to the media after his submission, he noted that the decision to contest as chairman is to consolidate the parliamentary seat for the NPP by amassing more votes.
“When I was the organizer for Manhyia constituency during the former president John Kufuor, people saw what I did in supporting the party. I believed my experienced as the organizer, will help me amass more votes for the NPP,” he assured.
He promised to organize entrepreneurship programs and workshops for the youth in the constituency to help them secure better lives.
He also called for clean campaign among all the contestants vying for the various positions, adding, “we should all remind ourselves that we are one big ‘elephant’ family on a common goal of maintaining political power in 2024”.
The Ashanti Regional Women’s organizer of the NPP, Nana Ama Ampomah, speaking to media expressed her gratitude to the contestants and their supporters for comporting themselves during the submissions.
She revealed that fifteen contestants vied for the positions of chairman, first vice chairman, second vice chairman, treasure, secretary, organizer and NASARA coordinator.