General News of Saturday, 20 July 2019
Member of Parliament for Ablekuma South Constituency, Hon. Dr. Okoe Vandepuije on Friday submitted his nomination to vie for his second in parliament on the ticket of NDC amid rapturous response from his Constituents.
The former metropolitan chief of the nation's capital "tsentse" as he is affectionately called submitted his nomination forms at the constituency office of the party.
Residents of Mamprobi, Chorkor, Korle Gonno areas came in their numbers to support the member of Parliament and assured him of their votes in the next general elections.
Dr. Okoe Vanderpuiye after the submission of his nomination forms assured the constituens his support as he has always been doing.
Tsentse has set a pace at the Constituency that will be difficult for the people to deny him their votes.
Hon. Dr. Okoe Vandepuije earned the accolade "lord mayor of Accra" due to his immerse changed of the face of Accra during his tenure as the mayor.
He won the Ablekuma South in the 2016 election with 19, 984 votes while his closest rival, Jerry Ahmed Shiab of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) got 16, 524 votes.