General News of Sun, 25 Dec 201675
Pray for Akufo-Addo as you celebrate Christmas – NPP
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is urging Ghanaians to continue to pray for the President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo as the country celebrates the festive season to enable him serve the best interest of the country.
In a statement extending their felicitations with Ghanaians, the NPP said this year’s Christmas was important especially because it comes ahead of a change in government which majority of Ghanaians have voted for in the just ended elections.
“We want to appeal to all Ghanaians to remember the president-elect and the NPP in their prayers so that we can be well-positioned to serve the best interest of the country after taking power.”
The statement said Ghanaians needed to celebrate the yuletide in moderation to avoid any mishap which will ultimately affect the country.
“It is important to be reminded ourselves of the need to be moderate and measured during the celebrations to avoid any unpleasant happenings that will be injurious to us as individuals and the nation.”
“More importantly, we are celebrating this year’s holidays at a time the change we had all been yearning for in the political leadership of the country has been made possible through the support Ghanaians offered the NPP during the December 7 presidential and parliamentary elections.”
“It is our firm belief that the benefits of the change will begin to manifest next year after the president-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been sworn into office on January 7, 201,” the statement signed by the general secretary of the party, John Boadu said.
The party further assured Ghanaians that it was ready to seek effective partnership with various stakeholders in a way that will promote the country’s development.
“We want to use this occasion to re-assure the nation that the incoming NPP government will seek effective partnership with all Ghanaians, individuals and groups, as we work together to ensure that the new era of change engenders the kind of progress and prosperity that will satisfy the needs and aspirations of the people,” it said.