Lawyer Francis Xavier-Sosu emerged winner of the Madina Constituency race after the December 7 elections polling 61,274 as against his opponent Boniface Abubakar Sadiq who managed 46,525.
The win makes Xavier-Sosu MP-Elect for Madina Constituency, presenting new hope and signaling a new dawn for the Constituency.
Over the years, Francis-Xavier Sosu has undertaken several initiatives within the Madina Constituency including the establishment of the Centre for Poverty Alleviation (CPA); Creation of the Zongo Development Platform; Provision of free NHIS registration for hundreds of children and the aged, and delivery of free Vacation Classes basic students across the Constituency.
Lawyer Xavier-Sosu’s vision of Job Creation and Youth Development, Education, Infrastructure, Social Interventions, Quality and Effective Parliamentary Representation, and Sports Development encompasses the leadership the people of Madina ought to have and best reflects the needs and aspirations of the people of Madina, particularly the Youth of the Constituency.
For Job Creation & Youth Development, Lawyer Sosu intends to set up Skills & Career Centres and develop a constituency database that captures the demography, education, skills and competencies of the working class in the Constituency.
The intent is to help the MP (incoming) to know the job needs of his constituents lobby and create the needed jobs and opportunities for them. It will also help the incoming MP in providing timely information and services tailored at the needs of Constituents.
This commitment has been demonstrated with the successful launch of the Madina Jobs Centre as witnessed on November 26, 2020. To apply, Youth of the Constituency are encouraged to visit www.madinajobcenter.com the online portal dedicated to this vision.
For Education, Lawyer Sosu intends to replace chalk boards in all government schools with markerboards within the Constituency, establish a Scholarship Fund to support needy but brilliant constituents who gain admission to further their education at the tertiary level; and institute an annual Best Teacher Award for both private and government basic and pre-tertiary schools within the constituency.
The incoming MP also intends to introduce Inter School Debate competitions on national issues among basic and pre-tertiary schools within the constituency in an effort to promote reading culture among students and increase students’ confidence; as well as periodically providelearning materials such as text books, exercise books, markers, and desks for students within the constituency.
For Infrastructure, Lawyer Sosu intends topartner the Municipal Assembly to construct gutters and bridges in flood prone areas, lobby forthe modernization of the Madina Market and LorryStation, improvetheroad network, educational and health facilities andensure the completion of the Umar Bun Hattab (UBH) School at Madina Zongo.
For Social Interventions, Lawyer Sosu intends to institute Mobile Clinic and provide free periodic healthcare, regular screening of the Aged in the constituency, organize capacity building workshops for market women and artisans in the constituency, as well create a microcredit scheme for same within the Madina Constituency.
For Quality and EffectiveParliamentary Representation, Lawyer Sosu intends to represent the poor and the middle class and better represent their interest in Parliament; be a voice for Madina in Parliament, and help make quality and effective laws in Parliament. Lawyer Sosu also intends to leverage his wide network to attract opportunities and lobby for developmental projects for the constituency.
The people of Madina have through the elections affirmed that LawyerFrancis Xavier-Sosu has the character and tenacity of purpose to resolve the challenges that confront the people of Madina.