Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has stated that the 2016 Presidential election is about a candidate who can best safeguard the peace, security and stability of the country.
Adding that it is also about the candidate who has the temperament and ability to marshal expertise of other people for the common good of Ghana. He said that candidate is President John Dramani Mahama.
He made the statement when he called on the Buipe Wura in his Palace at Buipe in the Northern Region.
He said his coming to the palace was to seek his blessings as he enters his area to campaign as a sign of respect.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur said tolerant of dissenting views, peaceful and accommodating nature of President Mahama has made the NDC more united than ever before.
He said it is in the same manner that he has been able to keep Ghana united, stable and peaceful. These according to the Vice President are key and they will continue to be for Ghana’s development.
He used the occasion to appeal to all religious leaders and Ghanaians in general to pray for all the political parties and their candidates as the campaigning heats up and they crisscross the country to sell their messages. This is because it is an important national exercise.
The Buipewura, NaaAbdulai Jinapor in a message for him was full of gratitude to government for providing Central Gonja with its fair of development. He mentioned educational, health, roads, water facilities as well as the Savannah Cement and the Shea Nut factories. The Buipewura said these have provided jobs for his people.
The Buipewura called for a peaceful election.