New NPP leader ‘will get us out of these difficulties’ – Akufo-Addo assures
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has acknowledged the challenging economic conditions in Ghana and expressed his sympathy for the difficulties faced by the people.
He remains optimistic about the prospect of better times ahead, especially if a new leader from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) succeeds him.
Akufo-Addo shared his thoughts with the media after participating in the NPP super delegates conference on August 26 at the party’s headquarters.
He recognized the dissatisfaction of Ghanaians with the current situation and their desire for improvement. In response to a journalist’s question about the public’s discontent, Akufo-Addo stated that he is well aware of the hardships and has openly admitted to them on multiple occasions.
He expressed confidence that when the time comes, Ghanaians will choose a capable leader from the New Patriotic Party to guide the nation towards a brighter future.
Regarding the outcome of the August 26 primary, Vice President Dr. Bawumia emerged as the clear winner with 629 votes, positioning him ahead for the main primary scheduled for November.
Kennedy Agyapong secured 132 votes, securing the second position, while Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen received 95 votes, placing third.
Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto followed with 36 votes in fourth place. Boakye Agyarko and Francis Addai Nimoh tied at fifth place, each receiving nine votes. The remaining candidates received fewer votes, with a total of 923 valid votes cast.