December 7 Polls: our track record will do the talking—Prez assures
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the December 7 election is offering Ghanaians the opportunity to assess the track record of his government and that of the opposition candidates to choose from.
According to him, his appeal to the electorate to give him another four-year term was to fast track the development trajectory of the country.
Speaking at the inauguration of the Bono Regional House of Chiefs in Sunyani on Friday as part of his two-day working visit to the region, President Akufo-Addo stated that government was determined to uphold the peace and stability of the country before, during and after the 2020 general elections.
He said Ghana’s reputation as a beacon of hope amongst nations in the sub-region cannot be compromised on the altar of the upcoming general elections, calling for a full collaboration from the chiefs and people of the Bono Region to achieve that feat.
Government he said would continue to give the necessary support to the Regional House of Chiefs to play their role effectively in the developmental agenda of the country.
Touching on other issues, the President said government has undertaken a total of 817 projects in the region ranging from education, health, roads, water and sanitation, among others.
Out of the number, 418 projects, he indicated have been completed while 399 are at the various stages of completion.
As part of the two-day working visit, the President commissioned a number of road projects at New Dormaa and Wenchi among others and also engaged other traditional rulers in the region.
BY JOYCELINE NATALLY CUDJOE