Former Minister of Communications, Haruna Iddrisu has warned those clamoring for his parliamentary seat within the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and even the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) that they should be ready for a humiliating defeat should they dare pursue such an agenda.
He stated that he would not ask them not contest him as long as he is a consummate democrat but just reminded them that they will suffer defeat in his hands irrespective of what they do.
Announcing his decision to seek reelection as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale South Constituency in 2020, he said “I am sure any candidate within the NDC and without the NDC into New Patriotic Party (NPP) can only await a humiliating awaiting defeat if they dare want to run with me”
Continuing he said” naturally, I am a consummate democrat we are open to competition…so this should bring to rest the speculation of Haruna’s political future”.
According to him, he will cherish some additional opportunities in terms of extending his service to the people of Ghana and to the people of Tamale as their Member of Parliament (MP) and therefore officially announced his bid for the 5th term
“I cherish the opportunity to have served these years and I will cherish some additional opportunities in terms of elongating my service to the people of Ghana and to the people of Tamale as Member of Parliament. Therefore come 2020, I will run formally as member of parliament, candidate as you may wish to call it for the Tamale South constituency”, he stressed commending residents of the area for lending him the needed support during the past four terms.