Nana Akufo-Addo Takes Campaign To Chorkor, James Town
5/9/2012 11:06:06 PM -
Nana Akufo-Addo (3rd Right) Flagbearer Of NPP Eating With Some Members Of Chorkor During His Listening Campaigns In Accra The flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, yesterday took his ‘‘Tour to restore hope’’ to fisher folks at Chorkor, where he assured them of his party’s commitment to their welfare.
He said a future NPP government would provide fishing facilities to support their activities.
Nana Akufo-Addo said such structures would serve as places where all the plans and actions of the fishing industry could take place to strengthen and develop the industry.
The NPP flag bearer was emphatic that a future NPP government would reinforce landing sites and cold store facilities to improve the fishing industry, adding that his government would exclude politicians, district chief executives, ministers and political parties from the distribution and sale of outboard motors and premix fuel to fishing communities.
Rather, he said, those activities would be left in the hands of the fisher folks themselves.
“We are going to take politics out of the fishing industry and leave the industry to the fisher folks to make all the collective decisions for themselves,” he said.
He said the price of premix fuel had increased during the Mills administration, making it difficult for fishermen to ply their trade.
Nana Akufo-Addo used the occasion to introduce Ms Ursula Owusu as the parliamentary candidate for Ablekuma South and pleaded with the fisher folk to vote for her.