06.11.2004 NDC News

NDC Vice Presidential candidate grateful to Ghanaians

06.11.2004 LISTEN

Accra, Nov. 6, GNA - The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Vice Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Mohammad Mumuni, who was recently involved in a motor accident on Saturday expressed gratitude to Ghanaians for their support during his period of hospitalisation.

"Am very grateful to Allah, Former President Rawlings and wife, Professor John Evans Mills, NDC Presidential Candidate and wife, Mr Peter Ala Adjetey Speaker of Parliament, Members of Parliament and the general public for their show of support," Ahaji Mumuni stated at an NDC Greater Accra regional rally in Accra.

"Am equally grateful to Doctors and Nurses of both the 37 Military Hospital and Korle Bu Teaching Hospitals for their care," he stressed. The rally was organized to sharpen the popularity and image of the Party, particularly to project the NDC's Presidential Candidate, Prof Mills, as well as the 27 Parliamentary Candidates in the Region. Ahaji Mumuni, who was making his maiden speech after the motor accident, mounted the podium on crutches and aided by party officials, waved his NDC coloured polo cap to the excitement of the supporters.

The NDC Vice Presidential Nominee also expressed gratitude to the National Chief Imam, the Muslim Community throughout the country for standing solidly behind him.

The rally drew several thousands of supporters to the seafront 'Mantse Agbona,' venue for the event.

As has been the usual spectacle at such events, the entire area, including the adjoining streets turned into a sea of NDC paraphernalia with some activists decorating their bodies with Party colours to show that they were proud followers of a major opposition party.

Hajia Mariam Sinare, NDC Candidate for Ayawaso Central, urged women to support the Party to ensure total empowerment.

Other speakers at the rally included M. Josiah Alabi, NDC Greater Accra Regional Secretary, NDC Members of Parliament and former Ministers, National Executives and Former President Jerry John Rawlings. The NDC Presidential candidate, Prof. Mills with his wife, Mrs Enerstina Naadu Mills cut short his Eastern Regional tour to attend the rally.