Nana Addo begins ‘rise and build’ tour from Volta Region

akThe flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo will from Thursday begin a month long tour of the country ahead of his commencement of the campaign for the 2016 general elections.

The tour, dubbed ‘Rise and Build Tour,’ is aimed at providing a platform for  Nana Akufo-Addo to meet up with regional executives, constituency executives, and aspirants in the NPP parliamentary primaries, [both winners and losers] in every region he visits.According to a statement from his office, “this is to prepare the party for a campaign that hopes to energise Ghanaians to help build and restore Ghana onto a path of progress and prosperity.”

“The Volta Region will be Nana Akufo-Addo’s first point of call, followed by a tour of the Eastern Region and the three Northern Regions. Further details of the tour, including dates for visits to the other regions, will be released soon.”

The statement added that Nana Akufo-Addo will be accompanied on the tour by his running mate, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia; Policy Advisor, Boakye Agyarko; former Minister of State, Elizabeth Ohene; National Organiser, John Boadu; National Women’s Organiser, Otiko Afisa Djaba; Political Assistant, Francis Asenso-Boakye; Press Secretary, Eugene Arhin; and Campaign Aides, Iddrisu Musah ‘Superior’ and Pius Hadzide.