Politics Thu, 22 Sep 2016
Mrs Akufo-Addo has promised a New Patriotic Party (NPP) government under her husband’s watch will build a solid fishing sector for Ghana.She has therefore appealed to fisher folks to vote massively for Nana Akufo-Addo, who is eyeing the presidency for the third time in a row, in the 2016 elections.
The polls, slated for December 7, pits the New Patriotic Party flagbearer against incumbent President John Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
The duo are facing off for the second time after the 2012 elections which was resolved in the Supreme Court.
Speaking to fishermen and fish mongers of the Ledzokuku constituency, in response to news that some of their canoes had been damaged and lost after tidal waves, Mrs. Akufo-Addo promised to mitigate the impact of the disaster upon her return.
She reaffirmed the commitment of the NPP to improving the fishing sector and creating related industries in the fishing communities, which will in turn create jobs.
Mrs. Akufo-Addo appealed to the people to also vote for the parliamentary candidate of the NPP in the constituency Dr. Okoe Boye.