PRESIDENT John Dramani Mahama last Sunday began a two-day campaign tour of the Upper West Region with a promise to expand road networks in the region under the second phase of the “Better Ghana Agenda.”
He said: ”Under the “Better Ghana Agenda One” initiated by the late President John Evans Atta Mills, we provided a number of schools, health, water and sanitation facilities, but this time round we shall concentrate on the provision of quality roads in this region.”
President Mahama, who was addressing a rally at Wechiau in the Wa West District capital said the NDC government was a social party and would therefore continue to provide social services that would better the lives of all Ghanaians irrespective of their geographical location.
The President will also visit and address similar rallies at Dorimon, also in the Wa West District, Wa central, Funsi in the Wa East District and Nadowli, and Issa in the Nadowli West district.
President Mahama said the NDC was committed to providing development projects, particularly for the rural areas of the country and appealed to them to vote massively for the party to continue to support them to achieve their development aspirations.
He said his government would not make untenable promises, saying “but all of you here know the performance of the NDC in the past and you also know what we are capable of doing in the coming years.”
The President urged them to warmly receive all party members, who for one reason or the other deserted the party in the past as multi-party democracy thrived on numbers and not through discrimination.
Naa Bandana Chielinah, Divisional Chief of Meteu, who spoke on behalf of the paramount chief, commended the NDC government for providing them with school, health and water projects and appealed to them to complete all the projects initiated in the past before embarking on new ones.
He appealed to the government to increase the number of basic and vocational schools in the area to absorb the ever growing school children in the region. — GNA