The Ghana Union Movement (GUM), Another Political Front, Has Introduced Two Female Candidates In The Volta Region
A total of eight women have listed among contestants for Parliamentary seats in the Volta Region.
Five of the number, speaks to the National Democratic Congress (NDC), and includes Madams Dela Sowah, Angela Alorwu-Tay, and Jocelyn Tetteh, incumbents for Kpando, South Day, and North Dayi Constituencies separately.
Madam Dzifa Gomashie, a 55-year-old former Tourism Minister under the NDC, and Professor Margaret Kweku, 57, and who also was a former municipal CEO under the Party, would claw votes in favor of the first run through in the Ketu South and Hohoe Constituencies separately.
The Ghana Union Movement (GUM), another political front, has also introduced female two candidates in the Region-Henyo Dometor, a 46-year-old Christian faith specialist, and Doris Ama Amewugah, a 44-year-old trader.
Henyo Dometor is contesting the Ketu South seat, and Doris Amewugah strives for Ho West.
The National Democratic Party (NDP) has one female candidate contesting a seat in the Region.
Celebrate Aku Makeba, a 36 year old teacher, is making her presentation run for the Ho Central Constituency.
She holds a BA in Psychology and Business Studies from the University of Ghana.
In all, 63 candidates are challenging for the Region’s 18 voting public, among who are 14 incumbents of the NDC.
The NDP delivered candidates for seven voting public, the LPG created for five, and GUM managed to bring up four for political decision in the Region.
The CPP has five candidates, while the PPP, and the APC delivered two each.
The PNC and the GCPP has a candidate each, and Kpando has arisen as the main Constituency in Volta with independent candidates – Isaac Newton Nyagbe, 31, a court registrar, and Samuel Kodzosika, a 49 year old businessman.
Candidate age dispersion begins at a 24 year old farmer contesting the North Dayi seat on the ticket of the LPG, and closures at the 67 year old DCE of South Dayi, who is running on the wings of the NPP.
Eleven of the candidates are in the teaching profession, seven into business and finance management, while five enrolled as pastors or working in the faith ministry.
Five also listed as business visionaries, five in the health professions, and four laboring at law-related endeavors.
There are also three farmers, a city guard, players in ICT, fashion, media and communications, arts and entertainment.