According to him, this year’s elections is not about insults on personalities but about policies by the two main political parties, the NPP and the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
He said that the two presidential candidates for NPP and NDC have been at the helm of the presidency urging the latter (NDC) to cease the politics of insults and rather campaign on policies.
Mr. Kofi Amankwa- Manu made this remarks at the inauguration of campaign team of electoral areas in the constituency at Apemanin- Kokoben on Friday, 11.The team are to spearhead the campaign activities for the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections.
Other electoral areas that the aspiring parliamentarian inaugurated campaign team were Akyeremade, Behenase, Kwanwoma, Foase and Trabuom.
Scores of sympathizers and supporters of the ruling party were seen at the various electoral areas that the aspiring MP went.
Interestingly some supporters of the opposition NDC were also present in their numbers to cheer him (Kofi Amankwa- Manu) on, an indication some supporters of NPP opined that they would vote massively for Nana Akuffo- Addo to continue his good works and policies.
“I am not surprise to see many people here because they are living witnesses to the excellent works of Nana Addo. After four bad years of erratic power supply by the John Mahama administration, the people are enjoying frequent power supply again, so why wouldn’t they come in their numbers to join us,” he quizzed, adding that thousands of jobs collapsed under the tenure of John Mahama but through the brilliance of nana Addo, he has been able to erase all the mess done by John Mahama.
“President John Agyekum Kuffour, during his term brought Health Insurance but under the leadership of the late Prof. Atta Mills and John Mahama, you changed it to one time premium and almost the health sector to a standstill but for intervention of Nana Addo, it would have collapsed,” he stressed.
“Governance is not about experiment and Ghanaians are not ready to give john Dramani Mahama a second chance, looking at the mess that he created.Ghanaians are discerning people and they are going to compare the policies of the two candidates (Nana Addo and John Mahama) to vote and they wouldn’t need any soothsayer to tell them that Nana Addo Dankwa is the one Ghanaians are voting for,” he added.
"John Dramani Mahama had the chance of leading the country but nearly threw all of us into a ditch," he chided.
Mr. Kofi Amankwa- Manu indicated that the motive behind the formation of these electoral area campaign teams is to ensure that, the party amass close to 90% of the votes for Nana Akuffo- Addo whiles he (Kofi Amankwa- Manu) takes the parliamentary seat that has been occupied by the NPP since 1992.
He added that the campaign team would focus on the mobilization of votes for the NPP on December 7 for a resounding victory.
He added that the campaign teams were also tasked to embark on door- to- door campaigns to sell the prudent policies of the NPP government, such as the Free Senior High School, One - Village, One -Dam, Planting for Food and Jobs Programme, restoration of teacher trainees and nurses allowances among numerous others to the people and also convince the people why they must vote for NPP.
“All the members of the various campaign teams in the electoral areas have been tasked to adopt door- to- door campaign strategies with strict adherence to all the Covid- 19 safety protocols''
David Afum / pitchonlinegh