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The Overlord of the Mion Traditional area, His Prominence Alhaji Abdulai Mahamadu III, has actually described the plans and programmes of the governing New Patriotic Party as “people-centred”, attaining “positive, far-reaching influences” across the country.
““Though I am a chief and without political inclination, permit me to say that the NPP government’s policies and programmes are truly people centred,” the Mion Lana stated on Thursday, September 3, when the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, paid a courtesy call on him at the beginning of a 10-day working visit to the 5 northern areas.
In a speech delivered at his Royal residence at Mion, Alhaji Abdulai Mahamadu III specified: “Mention cannot be made of the flagship Free SHS policy, Planting for Food and Jobs, NABCO among others without placing emphasis on their positive far-reaching impacts on livelihoods and the general economic wellbeing of the people.
“For we here in Dagbon, the peace we are enjoying today is enough for everyone to recognize that you are the people’s government. Thank you for helping us sail through the conflict.”
The Mion Lana commended the Akufo-Addo government for the “prompt and suitable interventions” in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, including, “We have watched with admiration and appreciation for the excellent approach and handling of the pandemic. Congratulations!”
Distinguishing “real boy of Northern soil” Dr Bawumia for praise, the Mion Lana had this to say: “You are indeed an inspiration to families of the Savanna. You have not only won the trust and confidence of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, but the entire nation.
“Your sterling qualities has reshaped the economy to its present stable state. Your role in every programme of the country is admirable and worthy of praise. You are indeed a beacon of hope for the North, a true statesman, and a politician who has successfully brought new dynamics of issue-based politics in the country. Well done!”
Outlining a number or intervention and jobs undertaken in the last 3 and a half years in Dagbon in particular and also Ghana as a whole, Vice President Bawumia assured the people of Mion of the NPP government’s commitment to satisfying its promises to the country, and also advised eligible voters to preserve Nana Akufo-Addo as President for another 4 years in the December political elections.
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is on a 10 day working visit to northern part of the country.
During check outs to the Northern, Savanna, North East, Upper East and also Upper West regions, Dr Bawumia would pay a visit to a number of Chiefs, check ongoing jobs and also commission the finished ones.
He is accompanied by a number of children of the north, including Defence Minister Dominic Nitiwul, Local Government minister Hajia Alima Mahama, Deputy Roads Minister Anthony Abayifa Karbo, Deputy Energy Minister Mohammed Amin Adam, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority, Hassan Tampuli, and also Hajia Abibata Shani Mahama Zakaria, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of MASLOC.
Source: Ghana Waves