President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been hailed for wiping away the long-held tears of the chiefs and people of Gonja in the Savannah region in Northern Ghana.
The President was commended for his recent visit to the region and for undertaking multiple developmental projects in the region despite the fact he is not a Northener.
The Deputy National Women’s Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Hajia Safia Mohammed, made these proclamations in a statement reacting to the President’s recent trip to the Savannah region.
The statement said, “Your regular visit to your very own baby region that you conceived and gave birth to is much appreciated and deserves the utmost applause from the Chiefs and people of your beloved Savannah Region.
“You (President Nana Akufo-Addo) have wiped out the tears of the Chiefs and people the Gonja area and this was manifested in the reception you received from the people during your visit to the area.”
Hajia Mohammed added that the President had fulfilled the decade-long dreams of people in that part of the country.
The statement said, “The decades dream of the Chiefs and people of the Gonja area is now a reality, a reality with dignity, a reality with ancillaries such as jobs, booming economic activities, rapid infrastructural and human development among others and we are thankful.”
It added: “It is our hope that much more of development initiatives will continue to come to the region to enhance the livelihood of the Chiefs and people, especially women.”
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo paid a working visit to the Savannah region from Wednesday, August 24th to Thursday, August 25th, during which he inspected several developmental projects and promised the commencement of others.