NPP General Secretary John Boadu (R) swearing in members of the Ashanti Region campaign team

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has targeted 90 percent votes in the upcoming general election in the Ashanti region.

The party has also targeted all the 47 parliamentary seats in the region.

The region is the stronghold of the NPP with 44 parliamentary seats out of 47 seats.

The three seats currently occupied by the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that the NPP has targeted to capture are Asawase, Sekyere Afram Plains, and Ejura Sekyere-Dumase.

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the NPP, Antwi Boasiako (aka Chairman Wontumi) heads the regional campaign team, with all the other 16 Ashanti Regional Executives of the party as members.

Other members of the team include the Chief of Staff, Mrs Akosua Frema Osei-Opare; the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie-Akoto; the Ashanti Regional Minister and his Deputy; the CEO for YEA, Justin Kodua; the Managing Director of ECG, Kwame Agyemang-Budu and Nana Ama Poku Kufuor, the deputy CEO for Exim Bank.

The campaign team also include Andy Owusu; NADMO Boss Nana Agyemang Prempe, MP for Asokwa Mrs Patricia Apiagyei, MD for GOIL lawyer Osei Kwame-Prempeh, Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources Cecelia Abena Dapaah.

The rest are Lawyer John Darko, Marilyn Yeboah Dr. Oheneba Owusu-Danso, Maame Yaa Aboagye, Allen Gyimah, Issah Alhassan Adabuga, Robert Owusu Amankwa, Mr Kwame Owusu Prempeh, Sampson Kwaku Boafo, Dr. Oheneba Owusu-Danso, Mr Edward Boateng, Issah Alhassan Adabuga, Michael Kofi Boahen, Ing. Maxmillan Kwarteng, William Oppong Bio, Col. Kofi Amissah Mensah (rtd), Henry Osei Kwabena, Nana Adwoa Dokua, Madam Georgina Kusi, Jennifer Oforiwaa Queen, and Mr Martina Nyantakyi.

NPP General Secretary John Boadu implored the members of the team to discharge their mandate diligently in spearheading the party’s campaign in its foremost “political world bank” in order to vindicate the confidence that had been reposed in them by the NPP leadership.

He also disclosed that the regional campaign team, as part of their responsibility, are expected to inaugurate the various constituency campaign teams in the region, whereupon the constituency campaign team will, in turn, inaugurate the electoral area and polling station campaign teams.

On his part, Chairman Wontumi, who spoke on behalf of the Ashanti regional campaign team, assured the party that the team would work hard to secure an emphatic victory for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and all the 47 Parliamentary Candidates of the NPP in the Ashanti Region.

He disclosed that the Regional Party has launched operation 47/47 Parliamentary Seats in the Region.

Mr Wontumi said they were on course to achieving exactly that.

He appealed to the members of the party and Ghanaians in general to continue to repose their confidence in the NPP, which, according to him, is the only party in Ghana that is able to deliver prosperity to the people.