The Vice-Presidential Candidate for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang says the next NDC government led by President John Dramani Mahama will build an inclusive society that gives everyone an equal platform to succeed.
Reiterating the efforts to make Ghana a better country, she challenged the chiefs and people of the Northern region to stay involved and never give up despite the many hardships they are suffering under the current government.
Professor Naana Jane’s reiteration comes during her first official visit to the Northern Region since being named the Vice Presidential candidate of the party.
On Monday, 17 August 2020, she started her visit paying a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of Savelugu, Yoo-Naa Abdullai Yakubu Andani for his blessings.
The Vice-Presidential Candidate was accompanied by the Deputy National Campaign Coordinator, Mr Alex Segbefia, her Communications Director Madam Maweuna, Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, some national and regional executives who paid a courtesy call on the chiefs of Tong and Nyong in the Karaga District, Zamasheigu and Gushegu in the Gusheigu Constituency and Tampion and Zoggu in the Nantong District.
She assured the chiefs and people of these communities of the next NDC administration’s commitment to empower women who she noted constitute the venerable in our society, boost Agricultural productivity and strengthen the educational sector.
She also appealed to the people to demonstrate and ensure peace for a successful election as peace is the key to development.
On his part, the chief of Tampion, Naa Alhassan Andani who welcomed the Vice-Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress and her entourage, blessed her and said her coming was a sign of victory as well encouragement to the women in his area and beyond.
He appealed to Professor Naana Jane to ensure that a Senior High school, Market and a District Hospital is constructed as the Nantong District relies on CHPS Compounds as its major health facility.
By Adam Abdul-Fatawu Wunizoya, Tamale