2020 elections: Akufo Addo concerned over NPP's votes in the Upper West
The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo paid a courtesy call to the Overload of the Waala Traditional kingdom, Wa-naa Fuseini Seidu Pelpuo IV at his palace as part of his two-day working visit to the Region.
President Akuffo Addo has registered his displeasure to the people of the Upper West Region for voting against him during the just ended 2020 general election.
According to him, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) won only three constituencies out of the 11 seats in the Upper West Region, adding that the party had five seats in 2016.
Addressing Chiefs and the people of the Region as part of his working visit, he said the government has shown love and care to the area and doesn't deserve the total votes it had in the 2020 elections.
He mentioned his interest to make the Upper West Region a stronghold of the NPP before living office.
The President also apologized to the people of the Upper West Region over the brutalization of some residents by military personnel in the Wa township.
"The common enemy we should be fighting in and around upper west should be terrorist and not ourselves".
He assured the people of the region of maximum security, and that such kind of brutality will not repeat.
He said this when he paid a courtesy call on the overload of the Waala Traditional kingdom, Wa-naa Fuseini Seidu Pelpuo IV at his palace as part of his two-day working visit to the Region.
On his part, the overload of the Waala Traditional Kingdom, Wa-Naa Fuseini Seidu Pelpuo IV in a statement read on his behalf by Jinpehi-Naa Kadiri Ibrahim thanked the President on his re-election and reminded him of some of his promises he made to the overload during his last visit to the region, which includes the upgrade of the Wa Municipality to a Metropolitan Assembly and the fencing of the Jamiat Islamic girls SHS wall.