Member of Parliament MP for Yendi Constituency, Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama has given strong indication that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Northern Regional Chairman, Mohammed Bantima Samba will win massively to retain his position, or he, the MP will resign as Yendi Constituency legislator.
This was revealed to ghdominancenews.com by sources close to the MP’s office, adding that Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama will convince his colleagues nine (9) NPP MPs in parliament to support the incumbent chairman too.
“I am going to make sure Chairman Samba breaks the record of retaining his position in the northern region. This has not never happened, but I will make sure it does”, the sources quotated the MP assaying.
“All my colleagues have assured me they will campaign for Chairman Samba to be maintained. Because we want to break the 8, and we must maintain the winning team”, the sources added.
Meanwhile, in an exclusive interview on Diamond this morning, Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama declared that all the 9 NPP MPs will support Chairman Samba to retain the chairmanship.
It will be recalled that the Yendi Constituency Executives through it’s Communication Directorate presented a citation to Alhaji Inusah Dagomba who is vying for the NPP regional chairmanship position.
This event brother Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama and Chairman Dagomba Boy on one stage who are both natives of Yendi.
A picture of the two (2) seen holding the citation for Dagomba Boy triggered a controversy, with many saying Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama was crossing carpet to his team, thereby betraying Chairman Samba.
Below is an excerpt what Dagomba Boy’s supporters be wrote:
“Today the Yendi Constituency is the vote bank and heartbeat of the NPP in the Northern Region as evidence by the results from the last national polls in December 2020. Looking back I feel very proud and excited to be part of the success story of the Yendi Constituency as its former Chairman.
My sincere gratitude to the members and leadership of the constituency for recognising my efforts. I look forward to the support and cooperation of all and sundry as we collectively work together to restore efficient leadership to the rank and file of the party in the Northern Region.
NPP first, everyone matters so join our team in this noble aspiration.”