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General News Mon, 3 Oct 2016

Ignore Akufo-Addo; he has no track record - Amissah-Arthur

The Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called on the rank and file of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to discount the opposition NPP Presidential candidate for the December 7th elections Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo since has no track records to show.

He made the statement when he addressed hundreds of NDC party supporter at the campaign launch of NDC’s Parliamentary candidate for Asuadei Mr Cris Boadi in the Ahafo Ano South East Constituency of the Ashanti region on Saturday.

He said the NDC took over for the NPP because of its performance during the former President Kuffours reign. Adding that even with President Kuffour's Track record that Nana Addo seeks to ride on and is campaigning with he sacking all the Kuffour men, so what record is he riding on he asked.

He called on the NDC members no to listen to the NPP but rather intensify their door to door campaign in the communities to ensure a resounding victory for President Mahama and the party in December.

He cautioned them to conduct themselves in peaceful atmospheres before and after the elections .And advised against complacency and work tirelessly until victory is achieved.

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The Vice President Kwesi Amissah- Arthur further asked the NDC supporters to target the floating voters and explain to them that the NDC is a development oriented party.

He said as they can witness the John Mahama government has done a lot for the region .in the area of massive infrastructure development and would continue to do more hence the need to give john Mahama another term. Together with Mr Cris Boadi so that he can complement the effort of President Mahama in parliament for the second term in office .

He said continuity is key since others don’t believe in that and would stall development. Therefore, a vote for President Mahama and the NDC is a vote for development.

The chief for the area praised government for the numerous development projects and the Goodwill of the NDC in the area of massive infrastructure development that they have witnessed. They said most of the promises that the NDC has been activated, while other projects are going on. He prayed that Ghanaians conduct themselves in an atmosphere of peace and before and after the elections.

Other speakers included former national organizer of the NDC Yaw Boateng Gyan, Ashanti regional Minister Hon Alexander Ackon, NDC Ashanti Regional chairmanMr yaw Obimpeh and the deputy Ashanti regional Minister and Mr Gabriel Barimah a District Chief Executive of the area alias Twiaa DCE.

Source: Maxwell Okamafo Addo
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