Thursday 18th August, 2016
Elubo (W/R), Aug 17, GNA – President John
Dramani Mahama, has asked the electorate to renew his mandate in the December 7
polls, to enable him complete the numerous development projects
initiated by the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC).
He said four years is woefully inadequate to
transform a country, adding that his second term in office would enable him to
complete all the projects dotted across the country.
President Mahama said this at Elubo in the
Jomoro District of the Western Region, at a durbar of the chiefs and people in
the area, as part of the four-day “Changing lives and Transforming Ghana” tour
of the Western Region.
He indicated that he had laid a solid
foundation for economic prosperity in his second term in office, saying: “It’s
only the person who laid the foundation who could put a proper structure on
President Mahama downplayed the criticisms
by the opposition political parties that the chunk of the financial resources
are being expended on infrastructures at the expense of the welfare of the
“If all the monies are shared to the
citizens, where would people seek health services, education, access potable
water, electricity and other pressing needs,” he queried.
Mr. James Awuah, Retired Educationist and
Secretary to the Soshie Community in Elubo, acknowledged the efforts of the
Government to improve the standards of living of the people in the area.
He mentioned projects such as the urban
water system, school blocks, on-going rehabilitation of Elubo Town roads, as
well as the renovation of the health facilities in the community.