General News Sun, 20 Mar 2016

Pray for EC to conduct credible elections – Akufo-Addo

Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on Christians to continue praying for the Electoral Commission to enable it organise a credible elections.

According to him, God’s intervention is needed to ensure that the results of the elections are acceptable by all.

Nana Akufo-Addo said this on Saturday when he joined Sunyani SDA church to worship.

Akufo Addo also called on the congregation to pray for continues peace in Ghana before, during and after the election.

He asked the congregation to have faith in him and give him the opportunity to govern because he would not disappoint them.

He accsued the Mahama-led administration of failing to bring prosperity to Ghanians.

Head pastor of Sunyani SDA, Edward Nyarko praised Nana Akufo-Addo for his patience as a leader. He said although people may take it for granted, he should not let go of the God-given attribute.

Pastor Edward Nyarko said patience is a gift from God and cited Job in the Bible who went through lots of trials and tribulations but was still patient. “In the end, God was good to him,” he added.

The church later gave Akufo-Addo a devotional book titled "Deciding for God" while his entourage had a book each titled "signs of hope".

The presidential candidate donated ?1,000 in support of the church’s project.

Nana Akufo-Addo and his team later attended a funeral at Nsoatre in the Sunyani west constituency after a brief stopover at Fiapre market.

He together with former president John Agyekum Kuffour will attend the funeral of the late Nana Akua Konamah lll, paramount Queen mother of Awuah Domase traditional area in the Sunyani west district.

Akufo Addo was accompanied by some national and regional executives of the NPP including; Otiko Djaba, National Women Organiser, Nana Obiri Boahene, Deputy General Secretary of the party, Kwaku Asuma Cheremeh, Brong Ahafo regional chairman, Ignatius Baffour Awuah, MP Sunyani West and Ameyaw Cheremeh, MP Sunyani East.

Source: Myjoyonline.com