The Paramount Chief of the Nyagbo Traditional Area, Torgbui Ashui Nyagasi V, has called on Ghanaians to give President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo another term to implement his vision for the country.
“We wish to congratulate you for the excellent manner you are governing this dear country of ours, it is our hope that with your vision and the gains made in your first term, Ghanaians may consider giving you another four years,” he stated.
Torgbui Nyagasi, who made the call at a durbar of the chiefs and people of Nyagbo to welcome the President as part of his three-day tour of the Volta and Oti regions, also implored the President to ensure that the forthcoming elections on December 7, 2020, were peaceful.
Tourism Torgbui Nyagasi courted the President on the tourism potential of the area which he said were embedded in several natural wonders.
He said the district had waterfalls, ancestral caves, monkey sanctuary among other sites that could be developed to generate more revenue for the country.
He stated that the government’s blueprint for the ‘Year of Return’ which greatly enhanced tourism, economic gains among others could be used to develop tourism in the district.
President Akufo-Addo gave an assurance that the government would ensure that the 2020 general election would be conducted in a free and fair environment.
“I want to assure you that the circumstances that made previous elections peaceful, free and fair are going to be present in this year’s election,” he assured the people.
He noted that Ghana had a good reputation for holding free and fair elections which had seen the successful change in governments for the past 27 years.
“Nothing is going to disturb the peace and stability of our country this year. We are going to have a clean election this year. The winner will be the winner and the loser will be the loser,” he stated.
Touching on the request for the tourist sites to be developed in the area, President Akufo-Addo acknowledged that the Afadjato South District was one of the most endowed tourist sites in the country.
He said the government would pay attention to develop the tourism sites as well as the roads as outlined by the Minister of Roads and Highways.
The Deputy Minister of Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, said the Free SHS policy was going to put the country on the right path to development such as South Korea.