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Nana Akufo Addo reiterates his commitment to improve living conditions

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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo, the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the 2012 general elections has reiterated his commitment to improve the living conditions of Ghanaians if given the mandate.

He assured Ghanaians that the NPP, through its programmes and policies, create jobs and other opportunities for the people.

Nana Akufo-Addo said this at the national Muslim day of prayer in Tamale, for God to grant the country an atmosphere of peace during and after the 2012 elections, at the weekend.

Sheik Abdul-Salam, the Regional Chief Imam, prayed for the peace of the nation as well as for the NPP falgbearer.

The NPP flag bearer used the opportunity to introduce Dr Mahamudu Bawumia to the electorate, as his running mate.

Nana Akufo-Addo described his running mate as a worthy partner, who could contribute to the development of the country, taking into consideration his professional background.

Some leading members of the NPP in the entourage of Nana Akufo-Addo included Mr Boakye Agyarko, campaign manager, Mr Anthony Karbo, National Youth Organiser, Madam Jaba Afisa Otiko, National Women’s Organiser and Mr Owusu Afriyie, National Secretary.

Nana Akufo-Addo’s two day visit to the northern region had earlier taken him to Walewale and other parts of the Mamprugu traditional area, where his running mate hails from, to introduce him to the chiefs and people of the area and asked for their blessings.

Source: GNA

Six receives Global leadership Awards



     Accra, April 15, GNA – The Global Center for Transformational Leadership (GCTL) at the weekend honoured six individuals with the Global leadership Awards and the conferment of an honorary Doctor of letters.

     The Awardees included Ms Gifty Dansoa Anti, of GTV(media), Mr Joseph Kobina Essibu, of Ideal College(Education), Mr Wisdom Kpehor, of Good Shepherd school(Education), Mrs Akua Sarpong Ayisa, of unique floral(Hospitality), Mr Gabriel Canaco, lecturer GIMPA(ICT) and Mrs Patience Abolo Agbaza, Nigerian High Commission(women activist).

     The award is aimed at recognizing the contributions of these individuals to the leadership of the country and encouraging others to follow their exemplary leadership.

     Addressing the ceremony in Accra, Most Reverend Godwin Davids, Chairman of the Center, commended the awardees for distinguishing themselves in their various fields of endeavors with their leadership qualities.

     He said this year, the award for excellence in Constitutional and Democratic Governance went to the Nigerian government.

     He said as the award winners were “accomplished individuals, there was the need to do more for themselves, their families and the society.”

     Rev Davids said the Centre is an NGO and not tied to any political, religious, social or economic movement, entity or organization.

     He noted the centre was independent, with the sole purpose of promoting effective and responsible leadership in all fields of endeavor in Africa and beyond.

     Dr Emmanuel Amevor, Managing Director of Gentrac Investments Limited, who was the guest speaker, said the African continent could only change their plight when they change the greed among themselves.

     He said the best transformation that could be meaningful to the African continent was to bring peace to the citizenry.

     Dr Gifty Dansoa Anti, expressed gratitude to the organisers, saying that “the award will be worthless if we do not impact on more lives for national development.”

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