Entertainment of Saturday, 26 November 2016
2015 Grammy Award nominee, Rocky Dawuni, has sent his goodwill message to Ghanaians, ahead of the upcoming December 7 elections.
In a press statement issued to the media, he expressed his deep love for his country and advised Ghanaian citizens to vote for “strong and transformative leadership.”
According to him, “as a Ghanaian, I felt the need to share some of my personal insights as we approach our elections. My plea to my fellow countrymen and women is that now more than anytime in recent history we need strong and transformative leadership.
“…When you look at the current global political landscape and its rising populist and nationalistic shifts; exemplified by Brexit and the election of Donald Trump in America we have to understand that our own success as a nation and as Africans would lie in our own hands and our ability to adapt to changing circumstances.”
The Black Star singer continued: “There is an immediate need for us to strive towards self-sufficiency and align our collective aspirations towards upliftment of each other.
“Ghana needs leadership that can rise beyond socio-political divisions to inspire and unify our country towards a common purpose. We need a leader that can also truly understand the renewed urgency of our responsibility to Africans on the continent and to our brothers and sisters in the Diaspora. A need to aim towards achieving real continental unity in line with the vision of our founding fathers,” he urged.
“We need selfless leadership that can enact policy to grow our economy, tackle poverty, address the cancer of corruption and take advantage of modern scientific advancements to create equal opportunities for all Ghanaians,” the statement indiacted.