Like the Biblical journey of the Israelites to the Promised Land, it is a government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) that can move Ghana to the status of a developed nation, former President John Agyekum Kufour has stated.
In a message endorsing the continued stay of the NPP in power, Mr Kufuor observed that: “successive NPP governments are what will do the trick for Ghana’s eventual entry into the ranks of the developed nations of the world”.
He, therefore, charged the rank and file of the elephant party to ensure that: “Our conduct, therefore, should make it easy for Ghanaians to continue loving us and to continually give us their mandate”.
In his bid to garner more support for the NPP before the 2020 primaries and national polls, Mr Kufuor, who was president from 2001 to 2009 indicated that Ghanaians are aware that “it is our party that can bring the transformation that our nation yearns for”.
“I’ve come to the firm conclusion, over my very long service in politics to our nation and party, that Ghanaians naturally love our party,” he added, as he explained that: “They share in our vision of development in freedom, our respect for the private individual and enterprise; and our liberal democratic”.
He lauded the current Akufo-led-government and charged party members to highlight the achievements of the NPP.
“Our present government, under the able leadership of President Nana Akufo-Addo, is doing very well but we’ve got to tell our story,” he advised.
In his opinion “if we do not trumpet our achievements – and there are many, very many – no one will tell them for us”.
He made the remarks at the 2019 National Delegates Conference of the NPP at the Ghana International Trade Fair Centre in La, Accra, on Sunday.
The conference was on the theme: “We have performed better, four more to do more”.