BERNARD ANTWI Boasiako, the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has commended President Akufo-Addo for delivering massive infrastructural projects to the Ashanti Region.
He noted that these projects especially road constructions have opened up the Region for business and trading.
Addressing the media in Kumasi, the regional chairman said the party was happy with the commitment of the President develop Ashanti but pleaded that he ensures that work on the Suame Interchange is commenced and completed for the benefit of the people of the region.
“As representatives of the NPP and as residents of Ashanti Region we commend the President for projects he has so far delivered to us but we plead that he completes the Suame Interchange project in addition for us”, Chairman Bosiako stated.
The Regional chairman admitted to the current difficult economic conditions prevailing in the country especially in the Ashanti Region.
He however noted that the government of the NPP was working to restore the economic gains the populace saw in the government’s first term from 2017 to 2020.
The Chairman said he was confident that very soon the country’s currency would gain the strength it needs to fight off the inflation that happens in the circle of trading with other currencies.
“Things are difficult and our situation was compounded with two world events, Covid 19 and the Russia-Ukraine war but some of us are hopeful of a turnaround and with us securing support from the IMF shows the credibility the Nana Akufo-Addo government has in the comity of Nations”, the Chairman stressed.
On the recent by-election in the Kumawu constituency, Chairman Bosiako said the NPP was confident of retaining the seat.
Despite the confidence, the Chairman admitted that it required of them to work hard since not all the concerns of the people had been addressed.
The NPP, the regional Chairman said went all out to campaign to ensure that every one who needed to cast a ballot of the party did so.
“We had a difficulty in Kumawu but we were confident of working to win the hearts of the people because the seat has been ours since 1992 and we are glad that our parliamentary percentage shot up from 51% during the 2020 general election to nearly 71% in the just ended by-election”, the NPP Chairman stated.
Present at the press conference were the other regional executives of the party as well as some constituency and polling station executives.
Story By Michael Ofosu-Afriyie,