Second Lady, Samira Bawumia has said the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) under the leadership of President Nana Akufo-Addo is competent and dedicated to develop the nation’s economy to impact positively on the lives of Ghanaians.
She said winning political power has been the only aim of some political parties but the NPP government is aimed at growing the economy to eradicate poverty, lift up human resources and develop the people.
“Ghana needs visionary leadership, competent leadership, dedicated leadership, and it’s the NPP under the leadership of president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo..,” she said.
She said “for many people winning political power is the end, for us in the NPP, it’s the means to the end. The end is what? It’s raising this country, lifting it up from poverty, lifting the human resources, developing the people, so that every child, very woman, every man, who has a dream, who has a vision, who has hope, who has aspirations can live up to that under competent leadership”.
She was speaking at the official sod-cutting ceremony for the construction of an ultra-modern office complex for the Ashanti regional branch of the party held on Thursday, April 19, 2018.
She said the leaders of the NPP government especially President Akufo-Addo does not sleep irrespective of his age and has been working assiduously to make sure the nation develops.
“Our leaders don’t sleep. Do you know something, look at the age of our president, when he goes to work by 11[am], 12[pm] he will still be in the office working to serve all Ghanaians,” she said.
She indicated that Ghanaians will feel and see good things in the country by the end of the first term of the NPP government.
She called on supporters of the party not to allow people to disunite them because “we won the fight, we fought a good fight, we fought with a united front, let’s maintain our unity, let’s maintain our focus”.
She expressed hope that the party will win all the parliamentary seats in the Ashanti region as targeted by the regional chairman of the party in the 2020 general elections.