Teaming supporters of the national Democratic Congress (NDC) heaved a sigh of relieve when the minister of roads and high ways announced the construction of more roads in the west mamprusi district.
The minister of roads and high ways, Inusah Fuseini announced that a contractor has been selected to construct the Walewale-Lingbinsi road. According to him, the road from Tuvuu in the Mamprugu-Moagduri district linking Kundugu in the Upper west region.
The northern region is largely characterized by poor road network in most farming communities where where farm produce are transported to the cities. However the minister for roads affirmed that the John Mahama administration would massively construct more roads in his second term as seen in these few years.
The minister was addressing enthusiastic party supporters gathered for the campaign launch of the northern regional minister, Abubakari Abdullah who is also the parliamentary candidate for the Walewale constituency.
National youth organiser Kofi Adams, minister for food and agriculture Alhaji Mohammed Muniru Limuna, deputy regional minister Alhaji A.B.A. Fuseini, northern region NDC chairman Chief Sofo Azoka, Minister for Employment and Labour relations Haruna Iddrisu, Deputy Trade and Industry minister and parliamentary candidate for Nanton Mutala Mohammed among several other party leaders took turns to address supporters while tauting the achievements of this government and why they should be giving another change to finish what they have started.
In Walewale, the campaign is seen between two brothers, the running mate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mahammadu Bawumia one hand and the NDC’s presidential and parliamentary candidates. Northern region NDC
Chairman, Chief Sofo Azoka urged them to massively vote for President John Dramani Mahama and the parliamentary candidate, Honourable Abubakari Abdullah since Dr Bawumia’s picture would not appear on the ballot paper.
“Vote for Bawumia if you find his picture on the ballot paper” he added.
was optimistic a massive vote for the NDC will stage the come back for Dr Bawumia into NDC, claiming, that is where he belonged and not the NPP.
The parliamentary candidate promised the constituents of massive transformation in the constituency when voted into Parliament. He described the developmental projects and programs in the constituency as a tip of the iceberg and a demonstration of hard work and competence of the Mahama led administration. He said this was a year of action not talking.
The NDC is strategizing to take the seat from the incumbent, an NPP MP.
Story By: Alima Bawah