Ghana has a date with destiny on Dec. 7 -Bawumia
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, vice-presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has said, on the commencement of his Upper East Regional tour, that the people of Ghana have come to a crucial decision point, and have a date with destiny, come December 7 this year.
Dr. Bawumia was speaking at the Bolga Naba’s palace during a courtesy call on the Naba in Bolgatanga on Monday.
Speaking to the chiefs and elders of the Bolga municipality, and the hundreds of party faithful gathered, Dr. Bawumia said: “We have come to seek your blessings for our campaign. We are campaigning for the support of the people, so that by the Grace of Allah, we would see the election of Nana Akufo-Addo as president in just about eight weeks from now.
“In eight weeks time, Ghana has a date with destiny; Bolga has a date with destiny, which would see Ghana moving forward, and see an end to a government of lies, and the election of a government of possibilities.
“We have to meet the date of our destiny to ensure that we bring in a future of jobs for our youth, and not a future of unemployment. We have to meet our date with destiny to ensure that we transform this nation, and ensure that the Northern Development Fund is a real programme of economic development, and not a programme of propaganda.
“We have a lot to do in education, health, agric, infrastructure etc., so this election, really, is an election about our future and our livelihoods,” he added.
To rapturous chants of ‘Free SHS’ and ‘We can do it’, Dr. Bawumia stated that the pledge of making secondary education free was key to the development of Ghana into a first class society, adding that Nana Akufo-Addo was committed to ensuring that the policy became a reality, and that education, in general, received the necessary prioritisation and resources.
Dr. Bawumia is on a seven day tour of the Upper East Region, on the second leg of his Northern Ghana tour, which has already seen him intensively tour the Northern Region, and spending Monday touring the Bolgatanga constituency.
Dr. Bawumia is accompanied on the tour by former Vice-President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, Sheik T. B. Damba, 2nd National Vice Chairman of the NPP, Hajia Alima Mahama, former Minister under the Kufuor administration, Kofi Adda, former Minister and Member of Parliament for the Navrongo Central constituency, Prince Imoro Andani, former Northern Regional Minister, and a host of other prominent leaders of the NPP in northern Ghana.
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