President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described Mr. John-Peter Amewu as an outstanding Minister in government and an excellent candidate for the country’s Parliament.
“Hohoe has got an excellent candidate, one of the outstanding Ministers of the government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. He was very good as a Minister for Lands and Natural Resources and has been a brilliant Minister of Energy.”
President Akufo-Addo who addressed traditional, religious and Party faithful during the Campaign and Manifesto Launch of Mr. John-Peter Amewu, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate (PC) for the Hohoe Constituency, said Mr. Amewu has been “the man who has kept the lights on in the country.”
He said Mr. Amewu who has not been a Member of Parliament (MP), had undertaken many development projects in the Constituency, adding that “add MP to the Minister and you will see the rapid transformation of Hohoe.”
President Akufo-Addo noted that the “umbrella had dominated the politics of the Volta Region in the Fourth Republic.
What is the nature and what are the results?
“And what is the progress the Volta Region has seen under the umbrella? Zero, zero, zero absolutely zero…the almost four years of the elephant reign in the Volta Region, already we are seeing the changes that have taken place in the Region.”
He noted that the time had come with Hohoe in the lead for the Volta Region to “come and sit on the elephant and the promise I am making you is when you come and sit on the elephant, you will never get off but stay there for years and years to come.
“Because the elephant has come to bring progress and development to our country. The New Patriotic Party has a blueprint for the development of Ghana, and I am inviting you to join the Party.”
The President reiterated his position as determined to marry the Volta Region adding that he was the suitor who would keep on knocking until “the young lady opens the door and say now, you can come in as a result of persistency and consistency.”
Mr John-Peter Amewu, the Parliamentary Candidate, urged the electorate to vote with an aim of changing their destiny and the celebration from their votes cast should be an everlasting one.