Politics of Thu, 22 Dec 20169
NPP Council of Elders commend Akufo-Addo, party executives
Members of the Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Regional Council of Elders of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have commended Ghanaians for their massive show of support and endorsement of the message of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
They have further commended the President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and his Vice, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, as well as executives of the party, for the resounding victory in the December 7 elections.
At a joint press briefing held at the residence of the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the Council of Elders, Mr. Apenteng Appiah Menkah, in Kumasi, the NPP advisory team said the efforts of the executives, from the polling station to the national level, must be fully appreciated.
They observed that the unity and cooperation within the party, which culminated in the eventual victory, must be sustained now that the party the numerous promises made to Ghanaians.
Pledging their unflinching and continuous support for the incoming administration, the leaders appealed to Ghanaians to also rally behind the President-elect and his team, to be able to transform the country’s economy and ensure prosperity for all.
The NPP Council of Elders observed that the victory of the party signified Ghanaians’ resolve for change in the political and economic direction of this country.
Mr. Appiah Menkah, who also doubles as a member of the National Council of Elders, urged Nana Akufo-Addo and his team to remain focused on turning the economic fortunes of the country around, since it was the main reason why Ghanaians overwhelmingly voted the NPP into power.
The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the Council of Elders further expressed joy at the enthusiasm displayed by the youth of this country towards the elections, stressing that they should be the foundation upon which the prosperity of the country must be built.
On his part, the Brong Ahafo Regional Chairman of the Council, Mr. J. K Awuah, also commended the media for its role in the elections, and urged them to continue to remain neutral in their duties.
Present at the news conference were eminent members of the council, including Mr. George Ayisi Boateng, Mrs. Mary Duodu, Mrs. Georgina Boakye Yiadom, Nana Kusi Obuodom II, who is the Regional Secretary, Alhaji Baye, J. K Osei, Nana Kofi Awuah and Kwame Antwi Frimpong, all representatives of the Ashanti Region.
The Brong Ahafo Regional Council was represented by its Chairman, Mr. J. K Awuah, and other members.