Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Presidetial Candidate of the NPP has said the current voter’s register must be scrapped and a new credible transparent voters’ register compiled.
He was speaking at a meeting of NPP UK Branch meeting in London. Nana said Ghana’s democracy cannot be toyed with thus it was important for the country to have a credible register where the results declared after the election would be acceptable to all parties without dispute .
Nana Addo said the huge disparities in votes especially in the Volta Region and other parts of Ghana can no longer be accepted. ‘We respect and value the Volta Region but the manipulation and discrepancies give cause for concern’. Nana Addo said it was important for all party members to Unite and focus towards winning the election in 2016. He said ‘I am prepared to do whatever is necessary to bring everyone on board to prosecute the agenda of winning election 2016’ to a spontaneous ovation .
Nana Addo called for more support from members of NPP UK. He said the NPP UK had done well in the past supporting parliamentary aspirants to win seats like Yagaba Kubori, Walewale and Bunkrugu in the Northern Region for the first time and he looked forward to the branch working in more constituencies across the country in the forthcoming election. Nana Addo added that he was keen for the Diaspora to get involved in the campaign and called for more ideas ,suggestions and goodwill towards the goal of winning the election in 2016 to which he received a standing ovation and applause that lasted more than 5 minutes amidst shouts of ‘Nana ooo Nana: the battle remains the Lord’s’
Others who spoke at the meeting were Bernard Antwi Bosiako aka Chairman Wontumi NPP Ashanti Regional Chairman as well as parliamentary candidates from the UK who were elected in the June parliamentary primaries; Mr Eugene Antwi Parliamentary , Subin ,Mr Marlon Anipa , Hohoe , Mr Kwame Adu Dakwa, Asuogyaman, Mr Joseph Mackay Kumah , Sene West, Madam Veronica Heming Bole Bamboi , Madam Joyce Dei , Bosome Freho, Mr Kwaku Ampratwum Sarpong , Mampong and Dr Samiu Kwadwo Nuamah, Kwadaso .
“The highly successful meeting, chaired by Richard Diedong Dombo, 1st Vice Chairman of the NPP UK Branch – deputising for the chairman, Mr Michael Ansah – ended with a pledge by Mr Dombo, on behalf of the UK branch, to do everything possible to ensure the NPP win both the Presidential and Parliamentary election in 2016, and help put Ghana back on the path of progress and transformation”.