Asawase (A/R), Oct. 3, GNA – Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has advised the supporters of the National Democratic Congress to ignore the accusations by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) their party and focus their energies in ensuring victory for President John Mahama.
He said while the NDC had already launched its national campaign team and Manifesto and it was poised for victory, the NPP, which had no Policy was rather accusing them of stealing their ideas.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur was speaking to hundreds of NDC supporters at the Campaign launch of the NDC’s Parliamentary Candidate for the Asawase Constituency, Alhaji Muntaka Mubarak, at the Aboabo School Park in Kumasi.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur said a vote for President Mahama was a vote continuity and development.
He said the Mahama-led Government had provided a lot infrastructural developments and social amenities for the Ashanti Region, such as the Community Day Senior High Schools, roads, potable water, and health facilities.
He urged the supporters of the Party to be vigilant during elections and police the party’s ballots to ensure a resounding victory for President Mahama and all the party’s parliamentary candidates.
Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, the General Secretary of the NDC, said the Party did not discriminate against a person’s ethnic or religious background but provided opportunities for all.
. Alhaji Muntaka Mubarak, for his part, thanked the people in the Constituency for supporting for the NDC and voting for him as MP over years.
He assured the people in the Constituency of more developmental projects for the area in terms of roads, schools health facilities, among others.
He said the Asawase Constituency would continue to remain a stronghold of the NDC because the Party did not discriminate against the Zongos in the provision of opportunities for all.
Other speakers at the function included Mr Yaw Boateng Gyan, a former National Organiser of the NDC, Nii Afotey Agbo, Greater Accra Regional Minister, Mr Andy Osei Okrah, Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Yaw Obimpeh, Ashanti Regional Chairman of the NDC and Mr Ahmed Ibrahim, MP for Tain North.
Later, Vice President Amissah-Arthur introduced the NDC’s Parliamentary Candidate for Asawase, Alhaji Muntaka Mubarak to the crowd.