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Fellow Ghanaians, it is the same electorate who vote to elect a President and Members of Parliament on a party-political basis, who are going to vote to elect their own MMDCEs on a party-political basis. Far from it being divisive, ...

President Akufo-Addo

Fellow Ghanaians, good evening.

I have come into your homes tonight on a matter of major importance for the nation and for me personally. It concerns the Referendum of 17th December, whose purpose is to seek popular support for the repeal of article 55(3) of the Constitution, a provision which, currently, bars political parties from involvement in district elections and local governance.

The responsibility is ours as individual sovereign countries not only to aim at reducing poverty, but, actually, to create prosperity for all our citizens. We, in Ghana, certainly are engaged in fighting to eradicate poverty from our country.

File Image – President Akufo-Addo

Mr President, Secretary-General, Your Excellencies,

Ghana presents her compliments to you Mr President, worthy representative of our great neighbour, the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and extends hearty congratulations on your election to preside over this 74th General Assembly. We extend our appreciation to the President of the 73rd Session for her work, and commend the brave theme that has been selected for our consideration during this meeting.

"First of all, the fight against illegal mining in Ghana is something that has not been systematically undertaken until I came into office.

File image - TRANSCRIPT: What President Akufo-Addo said about Aisha Huang's deportation (VIDEO)

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that the government’s decision to deport Chinese national, Aisha Huang who was facing three counts of undertaking small-scale mining operations was a mistake.

With the absence of funding, the project team can only do so much with self-funding. We therefore encourage like-minded individuals and progressive organizations to partner us to create opportunities and bring lasting change to hundreds and eventually, thousands of lives across the sub-region.

Mr. Yao Selorm Kuatsinu

With the gift of life comes a responsibility.

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