The world is watching Ghana – Amissah-Arthur

Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah –Arthur on Saturday reminded Ghanaians to do everything possible to make this year’s general elections incident free to prove that Ghana is a citadel of peace and democratic governance.

He said the world is watching the nation on how its elections would go and appealed to all to make the elections peaceful for Ghana to maintain its respect.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur reassured Ghanaians of Government’s commitment to peaceful elections, adding that the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) would stick to its path of accelerated development when given the nod for a second term in the next December general elections.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur gave the assurance at Han, near Wa in the Sissala West Constituency, in the Upper West Region as part of his tour of the three Northern Regions, ahead of the December elections to solicit for votes for the NDC.

The Vice President, who had earlier been to the Wa Municipality, where he interacted with the electorate and commissioned some development projects, said it was Government’s determination to build a sound economy and social infrastructure for the present and future generations.

He asked Ghanaians to renew their mandate for the NDC to enable it to continue with the agenda of improving the lives of Ghanaians under the Better Ghana Programme, which the late President Atta Mills was working on before his death.

Naa Salifu Dakura, the Paramount Chief of the Kansaw Traditional Area expressed appreciation to the late President Mills for the provision of a polyclinic in the area, describing the polyclinic as a standing legacy to his memory, adding that, the Savanna Accelerated Development programme would raise the standard of living of the people.

He appealed to the Vice President to us his good office to complete a market project in the area which started sometime ago.

Naa Dakura also appealed to Government to reactivate the Han Water Project and build a community Senior High School for the area.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur made stop-overs at Pluma and Tumu, where he assured the traditional chiefs of Government’s determination to bring development to the area.

He used the occasion to introduce Alhaji Amidu Sulemanu, the Regional Minister and Hajia Alijata Sulemana, NDC’s aspiring MPs for Sissala West and Sissala East respectively to the electorate.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur asked NDC supporters to put their differences behind them and forge ahead in unity for a resounding “one-touch” victory for the party.

He addressed similar rallies at Bujon, where Kuoro Willie Baah, the Regent, asked for government assistance to build more schools and a police station.

He invited the Veep to the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Kanton Senior High School.

Source: GNA

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