Upper East Regional Minister, Tangoba Abayage, has said the National Democratic
Congress (NDC) is interested in making people go without
formal education so that they can take advantage of their ignorance.
students and members of the Tertiary Students Confederation (TESCON) of the New
Patriotic Party (NPP) drawn from all the tertiary institutions in the Upper
East Region at a symposium in Bolgatanga, the minister said, “The NDC takes advantage
of the ignorance of people for their political fortunes. Very soon this will be
over, because the youth they have been deceiving will be able to analyse the campaign
promises and policies.”
TESCON @ 20 celebration is under the general theme: “Revamping, revitalizing
and repositioning our field machinery for victory 2020: TESCON beyond campus.”
“The NDC has no message
and has made it a point to attack our policies and programmes. They keep saying
they are not seeing whatever government is doing; let them continue. I am happy
Ghanaians are seeing the good works this government is doing,” she said.
According to her, NDC has
never been happy with the Free Senior High School (SHS) simply because they
thrive when people are ignorant and with the Free SHS, and as more people get
the opportunities to be educated, the sustainability of their tricks is in
The Upper East Regional
Chairman of the NPP, Anthony Namoo, urged the TESCON members across the Upper
East Region and the entire country to help in spreading the need for the
election of the municipal, metropolitan and district chief executives.
As part of the symposium,
there was leadership training for the leaders and other members of TESCON,
which was addressed by some regional and national executives of the NPP.
The party also presented motorbikes to the Youth Wings in the 15 constituencies in the Upper East Region.
From Ebo Bruce-Quansah, Bolgatanga