Politics of Saturday, 26 January 2013

Source: GNA

Chiefs of Buwa support President Mahama

Chiefs and people of the Buwa Traditional Area in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region have pledged their support for President John Dramani Mahama in his quest to fulfil the “Better Ghana” agenda.

The people gave the assurance in a congratulatory statement signed by Kuoro Barecheh Nlowie Baninye II, Niator Kuoro, and the acting President of the Buwa Traditional Council, to President John Dramani Mahama on his assumption of the highest office of Ghana.

It said President Mahama after demonstrating leadership qualities for the past few months as President, it was clear that he was up to the task.

“Indeed, from a humble beginning, you have worked hard to achieve such a remarkable position. It is in the light of this that we are congratulating you and praying that you will have a successful stewardship as the days come by”, the statement said.

It stated that President Mahama’s mark of dexterity; humbleness and trustworthiness left the people with the strong belief that his tenure of office would mark a period of rapid development in the country, especially in the areas of agriculture, education and health.

“It is our hope that you will amour yourself with your long acquired qualities to give a very good account of yourself”, it said.

The statement appealed to President Mahama to remain focused in the discharge of his duties, and called on Ghanaians to rally behind the President to enable him execute his programmes and policies successfully to help move the nation to a higher pedestal.

The statement also thanked Alhaji Amidu Sulemana, Caretaker Regional Minister for winning the Sissala West parliamentary seat, and his nomination as Minister designate for Roads and Highways.