Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur on Wednesday appealed to fellow politicians to campaign on messages and ideas. He said he doesn’t believe in the politics of confrontation. And that the NDC is going to this election on the back of their unmatched record of accomplishments.
He said elections are about development and the choices available to the people in the pursuit of progress. And that it was an opportunity for political parties to sell their messages to the electorates. And that the NDC party has superior records of accomplishment.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur said this at the PEACE FESTIVAL 2016 and thanks giving and prayers for Ghana by the Musama Disco Christo Church at Gomoa Eshiem in the Gomoa West Constituency of the Central Region.
He urged Ghanaians especially Christians to promote and spread peace messages during and after the forthcoming General election. More importantly Ghana First. Quoting Matthew 5.39 But I tell you not to resist an evil person. If someone slaps you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also.
He stated that elections were about development and the choices available to the citizenry, adding that no development could take place without peace, for which reason there was the need for all to uphold the peace, especially as the country approached the election campaign period.
The event was to spread the peace messages as the country prepares for its forthcoming general election and also meet and promote the physical welfare of its members in the development of the church.
Mr. Amissah- Arthur used the occasion to congratulate the church for the success it has chalked so far in the country and urged them to continue with the work of God.
He expressed the hope that Ghanaians would leave a life of peace during and after the elections and Ghana. He also assured the church that the NDC intends to campaign on issues what they have done and want they intend to do.
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur also called on the church and Christians to continue to pray for the country as it continues to grow in the face of challenges.
He said the church has a role in preaching the message of peace and that Ghana is blessed with peace and development.
Mr. Amissah- Arthur assured the people of the area that government would continue to partner them its development agenda as they can see the numerous infrastructure projects going on in the area and the region.
The Vice President further promised to personally contribute to the late H Q Jehu Appiah Memorial Library Project named after the former Deputy Central Regional Minister as a testimony of his good works and his love for education.
He was accompanied by two former Central regional Ministers Hon Ama Beyiwa Doe ,Hon Tawaih Quansah and the Central Regional Minister kweku Ricketts Hagan.
Source: Maxwell Okamafo Addo/ email: firstname.lastname@example.org