Akufo-Addo asks Volta Region to welcome change
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Flag Bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has asked the people of the Volta Region, to come along with the wind of change blowing across the country.
He said they could do so by voting against the ruling National Democratic Congress.
He said he, and his Party have the capacity to reshape the economy and create job opportunities for the teeming youth.
Nana Akufo-Addo was speaking during an informal interaction with journalists, as part his of tour of the southern part of the Region, to sell his political vision to the people.
He said the current challenges facing the country are as a result of poor policies and weak leadership.
The four-day tour would take the NPP Flag Bearer to Ave-Dakpa, Akatsi, Sogakope and Adidome, capitals and major towns of the southern districts of the Region.
He would also attend church service at Aflao on Sunday and late address a rally.
“With the right leadership La Cote d’Ivoire, which just emerged from deadly political conflict, has been quickly transformed, building new businesses and industries that employ thousands,” he stated.
Nana Akufo-Addo said Ghanaians have the opportunity in 2016 to deliver the country from its predicament through peaceful means in November “and let us all be part of the change”.
He expressed delight at the warm reception accorded him in the area, considered a hostile territory.
Nana Akufo-Addo said glimmers of that warmth, was visible as his team drove through Sogakope and other communities on his way to Anloga.
He noted that this means as a country, “we are shedding off ethnic biases, which will help the country progress democratically and economically”.
The NPP Flag bearer also held a close-door meeting with the traditional rulers of Anlo, led by Togbe Sri III Awomefia of Anlo and also addressed a youth rally at Anloga.
He told the teeming audience to ignore propaganda of opponents to discredit him and the Party and vote for him for a better future.
Nana Akufo-Addo also addressed students of the Keta Nurses Training School and assured them that his government would restore all allowances to nursing students.