Nana Addo takes his campaign to churches. The Flag-bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Akufo Addo, yesterday, being the first Sunday of lent, went to different churches, urging members to support him in the November elections.
Nana Addo who visited various churches in the Takoradi and Effia constituencies was greatly welcomed by Christians there. He also asked the Christians to pray for the NPP’s fallen heroes including the late Member of Parliament(MP) for Abuakwa North Constituency, who was murdered in his home and Mr. Ben Kwaw, the late acting chairman of the party in the region. He equally urged them to pray for him for God to give him wisdom and strength as the elections draw near
I am asking you to pray for me too. Pray to God so He grants me strength, courage, wisdom and a compassionate heart to be a good leader. In this election year, I am asking for your support for me and the NPP. I am pleading with you to try me also, so I can show you what I can do for this country and I promise you I will never let you down,” he said.
Nana Addo also said that Ghana was destined for great things and that Ghanaians need to give him the opportunity to change Ghana and make it great.
The NPP Presidential Candidate was reported to have worshipped at the Bethel Methodist Church in Takoradi, Dunwell Methodist Church, Assemblies of God, Good Shepherd Anglican Church, the Church of Pentecost (Police Station Assembly) and the Presbyterian Church, all in Effia.
NPP party members also accompanied him during the campaign. People in the likes of the acting National Chairman of the NPP, Mr Freddie Blay; the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament and NPP MP for Essikadu Ketan, Mr Joe Ghartey; Mr Papa Owusu Ankomah, a former NPP Minister and currently MP for Sekondi; the NPP National Women’s Organiser, Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba; the Deputy National Women’s Organisers, Hajia Sawudatu and Diana Karikari; the Regional Second Vice-Chairman, Mr Francis Ndede Siah; Mr Kobby Okyere Darko Mensah, MP for Takoradi; Mr Joseph Cudjoe, MP for Effia; Mr Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu, MP for Bibiani/Anhwaiso/Bekwai, and the NPP parliamentary candidates in the region were all present during the visits to the churches.