MP for Tamale Central constituency, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, has announced that, he will not seek for re-election when his term expires in 2020.
The longest-serving MP for Tamale Central constituency made this revelation on Saturday afternoon in Tamale during a meeting with the newly elected Tamale Central NDC executives at the Aliu Mahama Sports stadium.
According to the 56-year old Lawyer, his decision not to contest again is to pave way for others to continue from where he left off.
“My decision to stand down in 2020 does not mean I will turn my back against this constituency, but I thank you immensely and would want to assure you that we will snatch victory in 2020, but lawyer Inusah will not stand for re-election in Tamale central constituency,”…
“I am the second MP to have served Tamale Central Constituency for a long time, so I have decided; that I, Lawyer Inusah, shall not contest the position again when it is time for primaries for 2020 elections,” he announced to the gathering in Dagbani.
The decision by the MP however has been rejected by the party executives, asking him to allow them have a meeting on that to see “if it is in the best interest of the party”.
The executives said they will communicate to him after their meeting as the announcement has come to them “too sudden”.
Hon. Inusah Fuseini become MP for the area after winning a by-election following the resignation of then MP Dr. Wayo seini in 2005 and was the former Lands and Natural Resources Minister in Ex President Mahama’ administration.