A 40 year old Finance Offcer of the Bagabaga College of Education, Francis Tingoti Kombong has upon declaring his intention to contest the Bunkpurugu Constituency as Parliamentary Candidate, picked a nomination form to enter the race.
Tingoti, who is native of Najong Number one, says he is motivated by his desire to serve his people having demonstrated same as an elected Assembly Member for two terms in the Nanjong area.
Speaking in an interview with this portal in Tamale, Mr. Tingoti told our correspondent how he nursed the Constituency for which reason he finds himself fit for the position of Member of Parliament, MP.
This according to the aspirant, he has served the party in several capacities from 1996 to date and stand the chance of winning the primaries.
Tingoti revealed that, he started party work as polling agent in major elections. “I was the NPP agent in the year 2000 at the Najong number one Primary School A and Dong-Laar-Gberuk Polling Station in the year 2004” Tingoti said.
The Aspiring Parliamentary Candidate was also the Campaign Coordinator for the Binde-Najong Zone in 2008 with Lawyer Dubik Mahama as Parliamentary Candidate.
He has been a member of the Council of Patrons of the New Patriotic Party, NPP, in the Bunkpurugu Constituency since 2009 to date.
In 2012 and 2016, Tingoti served as a polling and counting agent at the Constituency Collation Centre.
On his key achievements in the Bunkpurugu area, Mr. Tingoti said he has Committed enormous resources financially and logistically in the Bunkpurugu Constituency. He said,
” I sponsored the education of many students and constructed Pavilions in Binde, Najong number two and i also donated in constructing same in many parts of the Constituency. As a key member of the 2012 and 2016 NPP candidate’s campaign team, I supported and adopted polling stations in 4 Electoral Areas of the Constituency”.
He told this portal that he will bring his experience and network home and abroad in finance, local governance and integrated development to bear on the transformation of the area, something he has been doing over the years.
Mr. Tingoti will be contesting with the North East regional Minister and MP for Bunkpurugu, Hon Solomon Boar.
This portal will keep an eye on the Constituency and bring to our readers developments from area before, during and after the Parliamentary Primaries slated for 25th April 2020.
Report by: Seidu Alhassan Karimba
Source: The Voiceless Media