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General News of Thursday, 3 November 2016

Source: Maxwell Addo

Don't vote on tribal lines - Amissah-Arthur

Vice President Amissah-Arthur introducing the NDC parliamentary candidate for Gambaga

Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has urged Ghanaians not to vote on tribal lines but vote for those they think can develop the country.

Addressing party supporters at Nalerigu in the Northern Region, Mr Amissah-Arthur said tribal politics only yields mediocrity and divisiveness.

He however charged the supporters to encourage all their members to go out in their numbers to ensure massive victory for President Mahama.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur also expressed concern about the many spoiled ballots in the NDC areas, urging the party supporters to improve on the way they cast their votes.

He paid a courtesy call on the Overlord of the Mamprugu Traditional area, Naa-Bohagu Mahami Abdulai Sherigu.

The Vice President is on a four-day campaign tour of the Northern Region.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur is being accompanied on the campaign tour by Mr Abdallah Abubakari, Northern Region Minister and his Deputy Mr A. B. A Fuseini, Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms Barbara Serwah Asamoah, Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, National Vice Chairman of the NDC, Mr Yaw Boateng Gyan, former National Organizer of the NDC, among others.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur also called on the electorate in the area not to vote for people base on tribalism but for somebody who would be able to bring development to the community.

He said though NDC has provided a lot of infrastructural development to the people there is still a lot of work to be done in the country.

He said the NDC is peaceful party which is able to resolve its problem internally, adding that it the force their arguments that makes the point for them.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur urged the electorates in Nalerigu to vote for Alhaji Baaba Seidu Issifu to come and serve and improve the lives of the people in the Constituency.

He said Alhaji Seidu Issifu is a respected entrepreneur who has the development of the area at heart.

Vice President Amissah-Arthur also made similar courtesy calls on the Sakogu Chief, Mahamadu Mahami, Nakpanduri Naba- Kansuk David Mogbari, and the Chief of Nasuan-Wajack Ewulibe and addressed mini rallies in those area.

Vice President Amissah-Athur also introduced Alhaji Baba Seidu Issifu, Dr Anthony Gingong and Mr Joseph Naabu the NDC Parliamentary candidates for Gambaga/Nalerigu, Bunprugu and Yunyoo Constituencies respectively to the people.