Awiebo (W/R), Sept. 4 GNA – Vice President
Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called on foot soldiers of the National Democratic Congress
(NDC) to go out to the communities and highlight the achievements of government
to the people.
He said the NDC also has a superior record
in terms of achievements which its opponent cannot much.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur was speaking
at the inauguration of the NDC’s Western Regional Campaign Task Force at Awiebo
in the Ellembele District of the Western Region.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur and his
entourage were welcomed by a tumultuous crowd of NDC sympathizers who sang and
chanted party slogans.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur also
inaugurated the Western Regional Campaign Task Force with Mr Armah Kofi Buah as
its Co-ordinator and introduced the parliamentary candidates contesting on the
ticket of the NDC in the region to the crowd.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur urged the
party sympathizers to embark on house to house campaigns to ensure a “one time”
victory for President Mahama.
He cautioned the rank and file of the party
to guard against complacency and work diligently to ensure a win for the party.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur also reminded
the party supporters to conduct their campaign in a peaceful manner.
He, however, warned NDC sympathizers against
voting skirt and blouse because President Mahama would need more Members of Parliament
(MPs) to help him deliver on his second term mandate.
The Second Lady, Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur
called Ghanaians to renew the mandate of President Mahama because the NDC is
already delivering on its promises.
She warned the party foot soldiers to guard
against complacency but work hard to ensure total victory in the December 7
Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary
of the NDC, warned that those failed parliamentary aspirants who would want to
contest as independent candidates would be automatically banned from the party.
He said the NDC party has opportunities for
everybody and that those seeking to go independent must rather work with the
elected candidates to ensure massive win for the party.
Mr Asiedu Nketia also debunked claims that
the NDC is waiting for the NPP to launch its manifesto before they do theirs.
He said the party already has a message
which it is carrying in terms of the government’s developmental agenda.