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Diasporia News of Monday, 19 October 2015

Source: NPP-USA

NPP-USA Welcomes Nana and Rebecca Akufo-Addo to the USA

After the “Rise and Build” tour in Ghana, the leader of our great party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will be visiting the USA for one week after attending an NPP International Conference in Amsterdam. He will be in the United States from October 18 to October 25, 2015, and then he will finish his North American tour with a two-day visit to Canada.

While in the USA, Nana Akufo-Addo will be addressing the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC on Tuesday, October 20. Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution - a think tank - whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.

He will also visit with US government officials, including US Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, and US Senators, including Senator Jeff Flake, the Republican Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Sub-committee on Africa.

On October 23, the witty politician and freedom fighter, Nana Akufo-Addo will be hosted to a Fundraising and Dinner Dance event in Washington DC, as part of NPP-USA’s welcoming events. “Friday Night with Nana Akufo-Addo” intends to give attendees an up-close interaction with the flagbearer through a session of brainstorming in a friendly atmosphere of unbridled camaraderie. The cover charge of this event is $100. It is coming off as follows:
Event: Friday Night with Nana Akufo Addo
Date: Friday, October 23, 2015
Venue: Ghana Community Center, 6420 General Greenway, Alexandria, Virginia 22312
Time: 8:00 pm Prompt
Contact Info:
Chairman Aaron Adade – 1 240 485 8626
Dr. Tina Abrefa-Gyan – 1 443 600 1503
Joe Anokye – 1 240 593 2678

The next day, Saturday October 24, Nana Akufo-Addo as a supporting guest will join his wife, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo who is the special guest of honor to an event being organized by the NPP-USA Women’s Wing in Columbus “The Discovery City”, capital and largest city of the state of Ohio. Dubbed “An Evening of Interaction and Fundraising”, this event promises to be an exciting and memorable one. It will provide the platform for extensive interaction with the first family in waiting of Ghana, within the context of a fundraising and dinner-dance. The entire Ghanaian community in the state of Ohio will put everything else on hold, for Nana and Rebecca Akufo-Addo are coming to the biggest small town in America, Columbus-Ohio!
Details of this event as given by NPP-USA’s “Lady Elephants” (Women on the Move for Development in Freedom) is as follows:
Event: An Evening of Interaction and Fundraising
Theme: Empowering Ghanaian Women: Key to Nation Building and Transformation
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015
Venue: The Crown Plaza, North-Worthington, 6500 Doubletree Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43229
Time: 8:00 pm Prompt
Contact Info:
Mrs. Georgina Adusei-Hawkins (OH) – 1 614 266 6464
Nii Okaija Bishoff (OH) – 1 614 266 9937
Obaa Yaa Frimpong (CO) – 1 720 329 5973
Dr. Afua Sarkodie-Mensah (MA) – 1 781 521 5965

Nana Addo will be accompanied on this US visit by his wife, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo; head of his presidential campaign fundraising team, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta; Executive Assistant, Ms. Saratu Atta; Political Assistant, Mr. Francis Asenso-Boakye; Press Secretary, Mr. Eugene Arhin; the Director of International Relations of the NPP, Mr. Charles Owiredu; National Women’s Organizer of the NPP, Ms. Otiko Djaba Tapang. Also present will be NPP-USA Chairman, Nana Agyei Yeboah, members of the National Executive Committee of NPP-USA, as well as the Chairmen of the various chapters.
The NPP-USA fraternity is therefore calling on all members of its branch, friends and sympathizers of the great Kukurudu party and admirers of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to take this opportunity to meet, greet and chat with the next president of the Republic of Ghana, God-willing, his wife, and the dignitaries afore-mentioned. All are cordially invited to the events outlined above. The trip to Ohio especially, will be a visit to remember. We are making history. Don’t be left out!
We are looking forward to seeing you in Washington D.C. and Columbus-Ohio!

Public Relations Committee, NPP-USA

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