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Embattled Assin North Member of Parliament, James Gyakye Quayson, has opened up on why he travelled abroad and later on returned to the region to enter into politics.

In an job interview with Metro Tv, he stated that he went abroad to pursue further scientific tests and go on with his life.

He, having said that, explained he felt the need to return to his region of start to lead his quota to its advancement.

Mr. Quayson said that he chose to depict the Assin North constituency to deliver possibility to the youth and the constituents at massive.

“I did not occur again to my roots or my place due to the fact I just want to be an MP. I wished to acquire that posture to help the neighborhood since I arrived purposely to serve them, to see what alternatives I can give to the youth and the individuals that live in Assin North to test and boost their heaps.

“It’s a neglected neighborhood, nothing at all was doing work there and that is the main motive [I joined politics to represent them]…and also to provide my state.

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“Ghana is my state. I was born below and I remaining below for my more reports and to continue on with my everyday living but the comes a time that you want to give back to your folks and that is what I mean. I didn’t occur to consider their option from them but to give it to them,” he claimed.

Track record

In July 2021, a Large Court in Cape Coastline nullified the election of the Assin North MP, after it uncovered that he owed allegiance to Canada at the time of submitting his nomination types to contest the polls.

Michael Ankomah Nimfah, a resident of the constituency, submitted the petition in courtroom and afterwards initiated another motion at the Supreme Court to enforce the High Court’s choice.

He urged the Courtroom to avert a even further breach of the structure by restraining the MP.

On Wednesday, April 13, the Supreme Courtroom in a 5-2 final decision ruled on the issue by barring the Assin North MP from performing any Parliamentary duty.

This is right up until the determination of the substantive situation filed in opposition to him at the Supreme Court docket.

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