Politics Fri, 9 Sep 2016
The respected Tindana of Bolgatanga-Tindana Ayeta Atona has predicted victory for the NDC in this year's election and a prayed for a peaceful election before and after.The respected Tindana made the statement when the Vice President Amissah-Arthur paid a courtesy call on the Bolga Tindana, Ayeta Atona at Tindong Molgo at his palace on Friday. He said they were living witnesses to the number of development projects and initiatives that the NDC government has done over the years in the Bolga Central.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur, who is on a campaign tour of the Upper East region said as part of 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 were key and that 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 criss-cross the country to sell their messages.
The Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur told the Tindana that the objective of the NDC is to support the vulnerable and deprived to also climb the socio-economic development ladder.
And that the NDC government he said is also focused on bridging the development gap between the urban and rural communities. The government is determined to do this in collaboration with the people by equally distributing the national resources even to remotest part of the country.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur introduced the NDC's Parliamentary candidate Isaac Adongo son to the Tindana and the people as they have stated their campaign.
Later on the Vice president paid a courtesy call on two paramount chiefs in Talensi and the Bongo traditional areas.
At Talensei the Vice President Kwesi Amissah –Arthur introduced the NDC called on the Overlord of the Talensi Traditional area Tang Raa- Na Kubilsongnalabtang in his palace to seek his permission to campaign in the area and also to reintroduce introduce the NDC parliamentary candidate for Talensi Hon BT Baba who is his predecessor of the Overlord of the Talensi Traditional.
The Overlord of Talensi lauded government for it initiatives and development drive. He also advised all political parties in his area to conduct themselves peacefully during this election. He further touched on the need for them to embrace peace and stability before and after the election.
In Bongo the Vice President Kwesi Amissah -Arthur called on the Paramount chief of the Bongo Traditional Area – Bo- Naaba Salifu Lemyaatum in his palace briefed the respected Overlord of Bongo of his mission said as part of He said his coming to the palace was to seek his blessings as he enters his area to campaign as a sign of respect.
The Vice President Amissah-Arthur, said he was on a campaign tour of the Upper East region and was also there to introduce to them the NDC parliamentary candidate for the area Mr. Edward Bawa.
Mr Amissah Arthur introducing Mr Bawa said the NDC party is the only party in the country that all members in the various constituencies are allowed to vote for their candidate, so it was his wish that all those who lost would support Mr Edward Bawa to win and put the past behind as a united people.
He called on them to vote for the NDC and President Mahama looking at the number of achieemnt that the paramount chief of the area has enumerated .Adding before and after the elections we must be 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.
Source: Maxwell Addo