The Chief Imam of Walewale in the West Mamprusi Municipality of the North East Region, Alhaji Labaran has described the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) as the best for Dagbon and Mamprugu.
He stated damning personal attacks and criticisms that he will repeat it any day if given the platform that the NPP is the best thing to have happened to both Dagbon and Mamprugu irrespective of the fact that others agree with him or not.
Alhaji Labaran who was called for the opening prayer at the sod-cutting of the Walewale Water Melon Processing Plant and the 100-bed hospital shortly before he started said “I keep saying this and I will say it again if whether people insult me or not, NPP is the best party for Dagbon and Mamprugu. It is the party for these two groups”.
According to him, it is the only party that has brought about meaningful development to these areas but expressed hope that
Meanwhile, Vice President Dr Mahamamudu Bawumia has assured his residents of the region which happens to be his home region that they will never lag behind in terms of development.
“If you come to the North East Region, we are going to do so many projects across. Bunkpurugu-Nalerigu road within a month we will start, the Gbintri-Nalerigu road, Wulugu-Kpasenkpe road, Yagaba-Mankarigu road, Chereponi township roads, Namang-Burugu-Dimia-Karaga link road and one of my favourites the Misio-Prima Bridge”, he listed some of the projects earmarked for execution.
He stressed “Ladies and gentlemen, what you can tell without any fear of contradiction is that with the government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo…the development projects that are coming to the North East Region have no comparator in any government in the history of Ghana. There is no challenger since independence. What we have been able to do in the North East Region, no government can come close.”