Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo, flagbearer and leader of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for election 2016 would be paying a two-day working visit to the Northern region as part of his “Rise and build tour.”
The tour is aimed at galvanizing support for the 2016 polls.
Nana Akufo-Addo would be arriving in the Region on Friday, September 18 and would hold discussions with identifiable groups in the Region and interact with regional and constituency executives of the NPP on varied issues.
Mr Daniel Bugre Naabu, Northern Regional Chairman of the NPP who disclosed this to the Ghana News Agency in Tamale on Tuesday, said all preparations to welcome the leader of the party were ready and promised a rousing welcome.
He indicated that Nana Akufo-Addo would be meeting the constituency executives in zones and that he would first meet the Zone One group on Saturday, September 19, which comprised Wulensi, Damongo, Bole, Kpandai, Zabzugu, Tatale, Chereponi, Saboba, Yunyoo, Bunkpurugu, Nalerigu, Walewale, Yagba-Kubore, Daboya-Mankarigu and Sawla-Tuna-Kalba constituencies.
Mr Naabu said the Flagbearer would meet the Zone Two Constituency, which also comprised Tolon, Nanton, Yendi, Savelugu, Mion, Yapei-Kusawgu, Salaga-North, Salaga-South, Gushiegu, Tamale-North, Tamale-Central, Tamale-South, Sagnarigu, Kumbungu and Karaga.
He said the interactions were going to be positive towards strategizing and taking positive advantages at winning the 2016 polls saying, “The NDC has already lost the elections after plunging the country into a serious economic crisis”.
Mr Naabu added that, “The NDC has no business ruling the country after almost eight years of economic mess and mismanagement of the national resources” and advised the NDC to start making preparations to hand over the country to the NPP in 2016 to regain the past glories that Ghana used to enjoy in the international arena.
He said Nana Akufo-Addo was the best man for the country who could salvage the economy from its current status into a real middle-income country, explaining that the NDC lacked the needed knowledge and human resource to achieve such a milestone.
The Northern Regional Chairman of the Party, indicated that the NPP had asked all executives who contested in the party primaries and lost, to take over their former positions to ensure that the activities of the party were positively executed.