Former President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bice Osei Kuffour, popularly known as Obour, has confirmed his bid to contest the upcoming parliamentary primaries of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).
The ‘Konkontiba’ hitmaker will be contesting in the Asante Akyem South constituency where he has initiated several developmental projects.
In a statement copied to adomonline.com, Obour said his decision was borne out of his desire to serve his people and contribute his quota to society.
“I am very happy to announce today the 24th Day of January 2020 that I, Bice Osei Kuffour (Obour), have firmly decided to contest the NPP primary in the Asante Akyem South Constituency to serve my people and contribute to improve the electoral fortunes of the great NPP ahead of the 2020 general election when given the nod,” the statement said.
Below is the full statement :
Once to every man, woman, and nation comes a moment to decide. Over the past few months after successfully leading the Musicians Union of Ghana for eight years many were the calls on me to avail myself for service to the good people of Asante Akyem South where I hail from.
I was not very clear in my mind then as I had other competing considerations. After very extensive consultations with my maker (God), immediate family, friends and loved ones, the call on me to avail my self to service is overwhelming.
The media carried several news articles of rumours of me going to contest the Asante Akyem South seat for parliament which I then responded was not a decision yet.
I am very happy to announce today the 24th Day of January 2020 that I, Bice Osei Kuffour (Obour) have firmly decided to contest the NPP primaries in the Asante Akyem South Constituency to serve my people and contribute to improve the electoral fortunes of the great New Patriotic Party (NPP) ahead of the 2020 general elections when given the nod.
I thank my very loyal and dedicated followers for your prayers and support in arriving at this well thought out decision. I would be picking my nomination forms on Tuesday 28th January 2020 at the NPP office in Juaso.
God bless Asante Akyem South.
God bless Ghana our motherland.
BICE OSEI KUFFOUR AKA (President Obour)