President and flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, Akufo-Addo says his second term promises prosperity, progress and massive development if voted for and sustained in the upcoming elections.
According to him, the New Patriotic Party has the blueprint for the development of Ghana, the foundation for that development he says. has been laid in Akufo-Addo’s first term as President.
“In the next term, we will be constructing the house of more prosperity, of more progress and of more development for our nation.”
He explained that policies such as the Free Senior High School policy which has increased enrolment at the senior high school level, Planting for Food and Jobs which has transformed Ghana into a net exporter of food,
And the 1-District-1-Factory initiative which is increasing the capacity of the nation to be self-reliant has had positive impacts on the lives and livelihoods of Ghanaians.
With a week to the holding of the presidential and parliamentary elections, the President stated that it will be the perfect opportunity “to show Mahama if we have short memories or not.
He, therefore, appealed to residents of Tarkwa-Nsuaem “not to vote any skirt and blouse”, adding that “no independent candidate can help Tarkwa-Nsuaem Constituency. I will not work with any independent candidate. I will work with NPP MPs in my next government.”
President Akufo-Addo continued, “I am appealing to you, I am coming to work with Mireku Duker in Parliament. He has not let you down since you sent him to Parliament. He is working hard there, and is one of the highly respected MPs in the House.”
Having won the 2016 election by a margin of nearly one million votes, the President urged the electorate to repose in him their confidence, and give him an even larger margin of victory on 7th December.
“This time round we want it Boom! Boom! Boom! Boom for me and Mireku Duker. That will give me the strength and energy to work for us all. So, don’t stay at home and presume Nana has already won. Nana will not win without your vote. Mireku Duker would not win without your vote,” the President appealed.
Whilst in Tarkwa, the President commissioned a 5-Storey Administration Block for the Tarkwa Campus of the University of Mines and Technology. He also commissioned the GNPC School of Petroleum Studies also in Tarkwa.