Wife of the NPP Flagbearer for the November 7th elections, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians that her husband, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a man of his word, and will keep all his campaign promises, when voted into office.
She said, “Every time our politician make flowery promises to the people and go back on their words after winning the elections, they weaken the foundation of our multi-party democratic dispensation, and bring cynicism to politics, but I know my husband; he is honest, not corrupt,very hardworking, and when you support him, and vote for him and the NPP come November 7th, I tell you, he will fulfill his promise to you, from start to finish”.
She made the comments when she joined the Professional Women for Change, and the Change Crusaders, in a morning walk along some streets of Accra, to galvanize support for the NPP and its Flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Accompanied by some leading members of the NPP, the “Walk for Change”, saw hundreds of people walk from the Osu Salem School Park, through the Oxford Street, Danquah Circle, the Ghana Police Headquarters, and Nima Police Station, ending at the NPP Headquarters in Asylum Down.
They made various stops along their route, to interact with pedestrians, traders, and commercial drivers among others, listening to their concerns. Most of the traders along the
Oxford Street complained of poor sales. They said the Oxford Street which was once noted for heavy traffic and high patronage of goods on weekends, was now a shadow of its past. “Sales are poor, yet the cost of living continues to rise by the day. Nana Akufo-Addo, please, come and save us” they cried.
On her part, Aunty Becky, as she is affectionately called, said, the effects of the country’s current economic hardship have not been selective of only members, and supporters of the
“The effect of the unbearably high utility bills, the high transport fares, high medical cost and school fees, and high unemployment rate is not being felt by only members of the NPP.
Everybody; whether NDC, CPP, PNC, or even Independent, is feeling it. The suffering is everywhere and if we want to end it, then we must all work together for change, by voting for Nana Akufo-Addo and the NPP, come November 7th ”, she stated.
Assuring them of better days when the NPP wins the November 7th elections, Mrs. Akufo-Addo said her husband, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is determined to work to fulfill his promise to the people of Ghana, of building a prosperous nation with free quality education, quality health care, buoyant agricultural and manufacturing sectors, and huge job opportunities.
Leaders of the two organizing groups, Maame Aboagye (Professional Women for Change) and
Ezekiel Obeng Agyekum (Change Crusaders), said they decided to organize the walk to sensitize Ghanaians on the need for all to take part in working to ensure that victory for Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the NPP come November 7th , is a patriotic national agendum.
Source: Yaw P. K. Manu