Yagbonwura and Mahama
Yagbonwura and Mahama

The President of the Savanna Regional House of Chiefs, Yagbonwura, Bii-Kunuta Jewu Soale has expressed confidence in the experiences of former President, John Dramani Mahama, to overturn what he describes as challenges currently facing the country.

In a speech read on his behalf during an interaction with the NDC’s Building Ghana tour team, the Yagbonwura adviced John Mahama to work according to the will of Ghanaians if elected

The Savanna regional capital, Damongo, hosted the National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s  Building Ghana tour team, on their one-day visit to interact with the people there.

At the Regional House of Chiefs, the chiefs and people there did not disappoint John Mahama and his team, according them a rousing welcome.

Reading a statement on behalf of the Yagbonwura, the spokesperson Mandariwara, Alhaji Seidu Idi states that the traditional authority recognizes John Mahama’s experiences.

‘The battle ahead of you, is not new to you – fortunately, you have been there and have seen it all as a former President of the land’

He added that ‘you have the experience and ability of a former President, I am confident that when you are given the opportunity to govern the nation again, you have all it takes to overcome all the serious challenges our country is facing currently’.

The team, met all these traditional rulers to get their input into the drafting of the 2024 manifesto of the opposition party NDC

The chiefs and people believe John Mahama already familiar with the sufferings and expectations of the Ghanaian people hence a lot will be expected of him when elected as president.

The Yangonwura says’ your excellency, you are very much familiar with the problems of the people’.

They encouraged him not to drop stakeholder engagements should he win the 2024 elections; urging him not to shy away from getting Ghanaians inputs into his governance.

The Building Ghana tour team has been listening to all concerns of various groups in the Savanna region.

According to them, their expectations are among other things, getting poverty significantly reduced in these Northern regions.

The Chiefs and people also used the occasion to appeal for peace before, during and after the elections.

The Yagbonwura begged the electoral commission, and the security agencies to remain professional and transparent in running the December elections.


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