Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has guaranteed the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, that, going into the seventh December presidential and parliamentary races, his record in office “will represent him“.
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II made this known on Monday, 28th September 2020, when President Akufo-Addo paid a politeness approach the Asantehene at the Manhyia Palace, at the initiation of a 3-day working visit of the Ashanti Region.
Tending to a durbar held to pay tribute to the President, the Asantehene expressed gratitude toward the President for his constant visit to Manhyia, both as pioneer of the resistance before the 2016 races and as President of the Republic.
To this end, he expressed that “Your acts of kindness in office will represent you going ahead into the political race. We, in Asanteman, recall that, we remember. Asanteman will, accordingly, recollect your acts of kindness on political decision day. Everything I can offer you is supplications and endowments.”
Despite the fact that Chiefs and customary rulers are not to participate in sectarian governmental issues vote, the Asante noticed that “we vote. We will cast a ballot dependent on the acts of kindness of the competitor.”
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, along these lines, asked President Akufo-Addo to coordinate his communicators and data dispersal hardware to “tell Ghanaians precisely what his Government has done and what is being done” in their individual networks, in the approach the December races.
1,824 ventures in Asanteman
On his part, President Akufo-Addo expressed gratitude toward the Asantehene and Asanteman for the warm concurred him and his designation on their landing in Manhyia.
He clarified that the reason for his visit is authoritatively to present himself, indeed, to Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, as the New Patriotic Party’s presidential applicant in front of the December races, and to look for his endowments for the challenge.
The President likewise utilized the chance to present the entirety of the gathering’s (47) parliamentary competitors from the Ashanti Region, and requested for the help of the Asantehene and Asanteman so the gathering can attach the three outstanding electorates, Asawase, Ejura Sekyedumase, and Sekyere Afram Plains, which evaded the gathering in the December 2016 surveys.
Addressing his record in office, President Akufo-Addo told the Asantehene that improvement, under his residency of office, has been dispersed fairly to all pieces of the nation.
In the Ashanti Region, for instance, the President demonstrated that an aggregate of 1,824 tasks are being attempted, out of which 774 have been finished and 1,050 are as yet progressing.
He told the Asantehene that there are 604 undertakings in the training part, 92 in wellbeing, 151 street ventures, 606 in the water and sterilization segment, 1 in flying and 1 in the ports division.
The Boankra inland Port Project, which has been on the planning phase for quite a few years, as per President Akufo-Addo, is set to get parliamentary endorsement in November, with the $330 million subsidizing required for its development previously made sure about by Government.