President Nana Akufo-Addo at the Palace of Bawku Naba, Asigir Abugrago Azoka II

The Bawku Naba, who is also President of the Kusaug Traditional Council, Asigir Abugrago Azoka II, has stated that the Chiefs and People of the Kusaug Traditional Area and indeed, all Ghanaians appreciate the policies of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, evident in his re-election in the 2020 general election.

Congratulating the President, Asigir Azoka II said the electoral victory, “has put the destiny of Ghana firmly in your hands for the next four (4) years”.

The Bawku Naba told the President that “you have worked hard to earn that enviable position. I wish you God’s continued blessing in wisdom as well as good health to execute your policies.”

Asigir Azoka II stated these on Monday when the President paid a courtesy call on him at his palace in Bawku, at the commencement of his tour of the Upper East Region.

 “Mr. President, let me express my gratitude to you in respect of development in the traditional area. So far so good, especially in terms of the following Free Senior High School Policy, Continuation of the school feeding programme, Youth Employment Programme, One-Village-One-Dam, One-District-One-Factory, Planting for Food and Jobs, NABCO, construction of major bridges at Kulgungu and Tamne, and the Bolga-Bawku Road,” he said.

Bawku Naba, Asigir Abugrago Azoka II speaking when President Akufo-Addo paid a courtesy call on him

Thanking the President for the significant number of appointees he has chosen from the Kusaug Traditional Area, which include Alhaji Sule Yiremia as Member of the Council of State; Mr Abdulai Abanga as Deputy Minister for Works and Housing; Ms Fatimatu Abubakar as Deputy Minister for Information; and Mr. Abdul-Wahab Hanan Aludiba as Chief Executive Officer for the National Buffer

Stock, the Bawku Naba was hopeful that other more appointments from the Traditional Area would be made.

Touching on the insecurity situation in and around Burkina Faso, Asigir Azoka II, stated that “this gives us a cause to worry because of our proximity to that country. Recent information indicates that some terrorists have infiltrated our borders.”

“we appeal to your office to use all means possible to prevent a spillage of the conflict into my traditional area. So far, our security services have proved equal to the task and deserve to be encouraged to do more by being highly alert.”

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