The chief of Kpassa in the Nkwanta South district of the Volta Region, Ubor Konja Tansan VI, is praying for a win for Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, the flag bearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), in the December 7 polls.
The chief, together with his subjects, received Dr Nduom on Thursday October 6, at his palace and said that there were many candidates vying for the nation’s high office but none of them was more qualified than Dr Nduom.
The chief added that all over the world, people vote for development and with what Dr Nduom had done and seen, he would want all Ghanaians to rally behind him.
“Others will wait to be president to do what he [Dr Nduom] has done. I pray to the gods that he wins,” he said.
The traditional leader told his people that there was no commercial bank in the area but GN Bank had given them a saving haven.
The Ubor said the parliamentary aspirant for the area was one of their own and, thus, urged him to visit the various leaders in the constituency for counsel and guidance.
Dr Nduom, in a brief remark, noted that this was the first time he was coming to the area.
He explained that he made the stop en route to the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions to confer with the chiefs and people of Kpassa.
Dr Nduom said that on his way to the area, he saw a lot of yams from which “chips can be made out of”, adding that there was the need for systems to be put in place for surplus yam not to go bad.
Earlier on Monday, Dr Nduom also interacted with residents of Tafi Mador in the Afadzato South constituency in the Volta Region.
There, he met the chiefs of the area who pledged their unflinching support for him.
They complained about the lack of accommodation for teachers in the area and urged Dr Nduom to solve that problem if elected into office.
Dr Nduom told the people that he came to the region to show that the PPP was ready to serve them.
He lamented the bad state of roads in the area coupled with poor educational infrastructure but assured them of his commitment to help them if he becomes president of Ghana.
“People of Volta Region are hardworking people but unfortunately, there are no jobs. My company [Groupe Nduom] employs thousands of persons from the region, some of whom are key managers. … Therefore, bringing jobs here is not a problem at all,” he said.
He introduced the parliamentary aspirant for the area, Hanson Kwesi Fia, to the people and called for their vote to enable the PPP help them.