The Bongo branch of New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the entire Bongo community have hailed the recent appointment of Mr Andrew Awuni as the Press Secretary and Presidential Spokesman to President John Agyekum Kufuor.
"We the people of Bongo are highly honoured by this appointment and are grateful to President Kufuor and the Government for the honour," in a release issued to the press in Bolgatanga on Tuesday. Signed by Mr Abolga Rauf, Bongo NPP Constituency Chairman, Mr Razak Ndor, Acting Chief of Bongo, Mr Donatus Akamugre, Presiding Member of the Bongo District Assembly and three others, the release expressed confidence in Mr Awuni's ability to perform in his new role competently.
It pointed out that while working as Special Assistant to Vice President Aliu Mahama and subsequently as Deputy Minister of Information, Mr Awuni discharged his duties with a clear sense of direction, dynamism and commitment.
Noting that Mr Awuni had already contributed immensely to the development of the district, the release congratulated him and was optimistic that as a true son of the area he would continue to bring development to the deprived communities of Bongo District.