Mole (N/R), Sept. 7, GNA – Vice President
Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called on the Northern Regional NDC Campaign Task
Force to win back the parliamentary seats they lost in the 2012 elections.
He said out of the 31 seats in the region the
NDC won 20 and urged the Task Force to work in unison to enable them annex the
rest of the 11 seats.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur was speaking at
the inauguration of a 13-member Northern Regional Campaign Task Force at Mole
in the Gonja West District of the Northern Region.
Alhaji Mohammed Muniru Limuna, Minister of
Food and Agriculture, who was appointed the Coordinator of the Northern
Regional Campaign Task Force, said the team would work together to canvas for
votes for the party in region.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur said among all
the presidential candidates, President John Dramani Mahama stands tall looking
at how he has been able to overcome the numerous challenges that have
confronted the nation during his tenure.
He said President Mahama’s track record in
terms of development put him ahead of the other candidates in the December 7
He urged the Task Force to guard against
complacency and work in unison to ensure total victory for the party.
Vice President Amissah-Arthur said President
John Mahama combines hope and youthful energy as well as experience of office
to lead Ghana to the future.
He said political campaigns are important in
the life of every country and this determines what the future generations are
He said the Campaign Task Force shows the best
of the party’s material and experience to ensure victory in December 7
Alhaji Muniru Limuna, Coordinator of Campaign
Task Force, assured Vice President Amissah-Arthur of transparency and teamwork
from Task Force and pledged to deliver on their responsibilities.
He also assured Vice President Amissah-Arthur
that the team would deliver all the 31 constituencies within the region to the
NDC in the December elections.
Later, Vice President Amissah-Arthur attended
a mini rally at Damongo station to campaign for President John Mahama to be
re-elcted for another four-year mandate.
He said the government has already laid a
solid foundation in terms development and infrastructure and that the next
administration of President Mahama is to create jobs for the youth.
He also introduced the NDC’s parliamentary
candidate for Damongo, Mr Adams Mutawakilu to the crowd.