The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Women’s Organiser for the northern region, Hajia Rahana Abdul Aziz has donated about 30 jungle motorbikes to some Youth groups and Women wings of the party to support their movement to campaign vigorously for the upcoming general election.
The groups included the Dankwa Ladies (2), Nana Addo Fun Club (4), the Kandahar Boys (2), Big Six group (5) and the Popular Office youth group (4). Additional 13 of the motorbikes were distributed to some individual influential party members and opinion leaders in the region to enable them to actively participate in the electoral process towards maintaining the NPP in government.
Hajia Rahana Abdul Aziz said the gesture is her personal initiative to equip the party structures to retain political power during the December 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary polls.
The intervention according to the NPP Women Organiser, is phase one of her support programme before the elections.
Hajia Rahana told THE CUSTODIAN in an interview after interacting with the Dankwa Ladies at their meeting grounds in Tamale on Wednesday 19 August, 2020, that despite the COVID-19 pandemic disease the NPP as a political party will prosecute an intensive door to door campaign for victory come 7 December.
She said the Akufo-Addo led NPP government in its first four years has performed beyond expectations. She highlighted the numerous policies, programmes and projects President Nana Akufo-Addo has introduced to transform the economy and create jobs for citizens of Ghana since 2017.
Hajua Rahana maintained the flagship free SHS policy, Planting for Food and Jobs, Forestry, Fertilizer and Seed subsidy program, NABCo among others have directly and positively affected the livelihood of the citizenry since its implementation.
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Hajia Rahana said the NPP will use the door to door approach and the social media. Therefore, she underscored the impact and contribution of the beneficiary groups.
“So I came to charge them to continue their relentless efforts for the party to win the 2020 elections. I want to reinvigorate their spirit towards the elections because for women, we are the majority, we are best campaigners, a woman can turn a product good even when it is bad”
“The electoral commission told us after the just ended voter’s registration exercise that women have registered more than men, so we have a lot to do to consolidate our good policies that many of our women and the youth have benefited” she explained.
Leader of the Dankwa Ladies, Hajia Adisah Hashmin thanked the NPP regional women’s organizer for the gesture. She appealed for more logistics including vehicles to facilitate their campaign activities. She assured Hajia Rahana and the party hierarchy of their unflinching support.
Hajia Adisah indicated members of the group are steadfast in their determination for the NPP to set a record of governing Ghana for more than 8 years continuously.
According to Hajia Adisah, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s administration is incomparable since independence.