Member of Parliament (MP) for Dome Kwabenya, Sarah Adwoa Safo
has urge Ghanaians to debunk speculations making rounds recommending that she didn’t voted in favor of Professor Mike Oquaye to retain his position as the Speaker of Parliament when the election was held a week ago.
The lawmaker said she presented a solid support for Prof. Oquaye to retain his position hence thinks that its abnormal that bits of gossip will be peddled that she didn’t voted in favor of him in the speakership election that saw the opposition National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) candidate, Alban Bagbin winning by two votes.
There have been speculations that Adwoa Safo might not have voted in favor of Professor on the grounds that Oquaye attempted to get his son to challenge her for the NPP Dome Kwabenya parliamentary seat.
“It is being assumed that I casted a ballot against Prof Oquaye on the grounds that he [Prof Oquaye] propelled his son to challenge me in the new past Dome Kwabenya parliamentary primaries of the NPP in the approach the 2020 general election. How ridiculous!
“I wish to state insistently that, there is no truth in these abominable gossips and assumptions , and I approach one and all to totally ignore the fabricated stories making rounds. For the avoidance of doubt, I wish to state without any shred of doubt that I Sarah Adwoa Safo, voted in favor of Prof Mike Oquaye,” she said.
She said she has remained a loyal party member by supporting every decision of the party and so voting for Prof. Oquaye was consistent with her principles.
I had absolutely no motivation to vote otherwise. In the over 20 years of my active political life, I have always stood for and publicly supported the decisions of my party, the NPP. My unquenchable loyalty and commitment to the NPP over the decades can certainly not be shaken by an ordinary internal contest within the party. At every stage of my parliamentary political life, I have been contested, and at no point have I begrudged my fellow contestants.