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An aspiring National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the Kumbungu Constituency, Dr. Hamza Adam has admonished his supporters and other party faithful in the area to remain calm even in the midst of extreme provocation.

According to him as the internal elections of the NDC draws near, it is prudent for all supporters of the aspiring candidates in the Kumbungu race to emulate humility, and not be provoked by utterances and actions of others.

The opposition National Democratic Congress’ (NDC), will on Saturday 24th August, will be going to polls to elect parliamentary candidates across the country.  The contest is expected to be held in 157 constituencies across the country.

Speaking to Diamond News ahead of Saturday’s elections, Dr. Hamza Adam indicated that his two other contenders were his brothers, adding; “we are one big AKATAMASO family and we need to respect each other by prosecuting a decent campaign, devoid of vilification in order to ensure unity during and after the primaries in Kumbungu.

Dr Adam, an educationist and senior lecturer at the Nyankpala campus of the University for Development Studies (UDS), further pledged to support any candidate who emerged as winner at the end of the primaries.

” I will support any candidate who emerges winner at the primaries, I and my campaign team have been running decent campaign in the area, because  we knew very well that we need each other to retain the seat for our party and the people of kumbungu. Everybody is important so therefore we need to respect others views,” he added.

Coming Saturday will be the third time Dr Hamza Adam is contesting to lead the party in the Kumbungu constituency. In 2015, he contested the primaries, but lost to current MP Ras Mubarak. Dr Hamza however is optimistic that he will be winning the internal elections by a landslide victory.

He said empowering the youth through education would be his priority hence the decision to create an education fund to cater for the needy students in the constituency.

Meanwhile over seven hundred delegates are expected to cast their votes at the Kumbungu constituency on Saturday, 24th August 2019.


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