Sharpen Your Lobbying Skills — Alhaji Saad to MPs
As He Gets Proactive Ahead of Rains
Alhaji Habib Saad, Member of Parliament for Bortianor / Ngleshie Amanfro constituency has advised his colleague members of Parliament to sharpen their lobbying and negotiations skills if they are to be able address the needs of their citizenry efficiently.
He indicated that, their work involves lobbying with appropriate individuals, officials and institutions to rally them behind their cause, and it is only when one has good negotiation and lobbying skills that they can be successful in addressing the needs of their constituents.
He said this when he addressed the media during the re-shaping of roads and construction of drainage in his constituency on Saturday April 21st 2018.
Ghana has been bedeviled with flooding and rain related calamities over the years and this have been a yearly tradition. No rainy season comes without these and many more calamities which sometimes claim lives, properties, money and generally affect the economic development of our country.
In view of this, the Member of Parliament for Bortianor / Ngleshie Amanfro constituency, Alhaji Habib Saad has embarked on road maintenance and drainage construction to deal with the perennial rains related calamities that have characterized every rainy period in the constituency.
Speaking to the media, he indicated that the constituency has experienced flooding and related problems over the years during every rainy period which sometimes results in deaths and displacement of individuals. He added that the area is a sloppy area which aids flooding, a case which presents urgency of solution.
He revealed that there was flooding during the previous rainy season, during which he promised the community that he would find lasting solution to the problem after the rainy season then, and that by the time the next rainy season starts, he would have found solution.
He said he is addressing the problems of all the electoral areas under his jurisdiction, adding that each area has its own peculiar problems.
He added that as representatives of the people, even though they are not charged with bringing direct development, it is incumbent upon them as law makers to do whatever is in their capacity to help alleviate the sufferings of the people.
He promised to address every problem in each electoral area, adding that “the people must this feel that they have an MP in this constituency this time, and that they also have a listening President who hears the cry of his people”. He added that it is the “soldiers of the President (in this case his officials) who would have to work hard to make the vision of the President real to the grass root.
He said that his efforts will stop at nothing until all problems in the constituency have been solved.
By: Frederick E. Aggrey