Several executives from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Dome-Kwabenya constituency have expressed doubts regarding the sincerity of Member of Parliament Sarah Adwoa Safo’s recent public apology.
Adwoa Safo, the former deputy Majority Leader, had faced criticism for her prolonged absence from parliament and chose to address the public through a video message, apologizing for her actions.
The General Secretary of the NPP in Dome-Kwabenya, Theophilus Larbi, has raised questions about the authenticity of her apology and has voiced concerns about her potential candidacy as the party’s parliamentary representative in the upcoming general elections.
Speaking on behalf of the constituency’s party leadership during an interview with the media, Mr Larbi stated, “If she has rendered an unqualified apology, who are we as humans to say we are not taking it, we have accepted her apology, but what does she want us to do for her after the apology? If she is interested in the seat again, then what I will say as a Constituency Secretary is that we are sorry.”
Mr Larbi further elaborated on the rationale behind their reservations, explaining, “The reason being that, we are the representation of the people in this constituency. The majority of the people say if we bring Hon Adwoa Safo back again, they will not vote for the party, and as a person and officer who means well for this party, I have to listen.”
Mr Larbi emphasized the discontent among residents regarding Adwoa Safo’s repeated absenteeism from parliament and her failure to maintain open lines of communication with her constituents.
He concluded, “The majority of people are not happy about what happened. She has apologized, severally, but I’m sorry, we have the men and women. As far as I’m concerned, it can no longer be Adwoa Safo. Dome Kwabenya cannot be represented by her”.