Employment and Labour Relations Minister Haruna Iddrisu has dismissed rumours making rounds in his constituency that he will not be seeking re-election in the next Parliamentary elections set for 2016.
The Tamale South MP who is one of the longest serving Members of Parliament in the Northern Region is said to be planning a political life outside Parliament.
But addressing members of his constituency at separate ceremonies in Dalogyili, fuoshegu and Adubiliyili, Haruna Iddrisu announced his intention to seek re-election.
He thanked members of his constituency for their support, encouragement and trust that they have invested in him as their representative in Parliament.
Haruna Iddrisu also commended his constituents for the level of religious tolerance and peace.
He presented assorted drinks, bags of rice and an amount of GHC1,500 to them to help them celebrate the Christmas.
The Tamale South MP assured the inhabitants that the government of president Mahama is working very hard to address the challenges that have confronted the nation.
He said the extension of electricity to many communities in the constituency and the commencement of work to upgrade roads in the area is a demonstration of government’s commitment to opening up the area and bring up development and prosperity them.