Mr Joseph Bukari Nikpe, Member of Parliament (MP) for Saboba, has advised the youth of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to unite and embark on programmes that would win more votes for the party to retain power in 2012.
He expressed regret that vandalism, unnecessary agitations against District Chief Executives (DCEs) and other negative attitudes had become common acts among NDC youth and called for unity, togetherness and the zeal to help achieve the “Better Ghana Agenda” to win the confidence of Ghanaians.
Mr Nikpe gave the advice at separate functions on Thursday when he toured some communities in his constituency for interactions and to explain the government’s agenda to the people, as well as solicit their support to retain him and return the NDC to power in the 2012 polls.
Some of the communities the MP visited included Samboli, Kpalba, Nakpando, Labaldo, Nambiri and Tombu. The rest are Nanlindo, Jijado, Konli, Liwalbu, Kunjuli and Wallah, where he also appealed to the chiefs and people of the area to embrace peace for the development of the district.
Mr Nikpe said the NDC was a caring government and would do everything possible to ensure that the people’s problems and development of their communities were addressed to justify the confidence reposed in NDC in the 2008 elections.
He explained that the Better Ghana Agenda was to ensure that people’s lives were improved and expressed fears that the numerous youth agitations within the NDC would derail the development agenda of the government.
He also called for respect for the Presidency and the amicable resolution of problems in the local communities.
The MP expressed the conviction that the NDC would win the 2012 elections easily in spite of political distortions from its detractors and appealed to party members to galvanize support and win more souls to ensure a decisive victory.
He thanked the constituents for voting massively for him as MP during the 2008 elections and assured them that their efforts would not be in vain since the area would receive its fair share of the national cake.