President Akufo-Addo Pays Working Visit To The North

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is beginning a one week working visit to the three regions of the North today.

A statement by the Communications Directorate of the Flagstaff House said he would spend two days in Upper West to inspect and commission the Wa Water Supply Project.

The President would later in the day, pay a courtesy call on the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs, at Wa.

“President Akufo Addo will round off his tour of the Upper West Region with visits to Lawra, Nandom, Sissala and Tumu, where he will interact with the traditional leaders and the people”, the statement said .

On Wednesday, October 4,  the President and his entourage will move to the Upper East Region. He is expected to address a durbar of Chiefs in Bolgatanga, and later visit the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital.

As part of his two-day tour of the Upper East region, President Akufo Addo will visit the Vea Dam, Tamne dam, and inspect ongoing works on the Bolgatanga-Bawku Road.

The last leg of his tour will be in the Northern region. On Friday, he will pay a courtesy call on the Overlord of Mamprugu, the Nayiri, Naa Bohigu Abdulai Mahami Sheriga.  Later on Friday, he will visit Damongo, to pay a courtesy call on the Overlord of Gonjaland, the Yagbonwura, Tuntumba Boresa I.

On Saturday, the President will be at Yendi. He will first call on the Regent of Dagbon, the Kampakuya Na, Yakubu Abdulai Andani II; and the Bolin Lana, Mahamadu Abdulai. The President according to the statement, will also be in the Saboba constituency to interact with residents.

President Akufo-Addo will round off his tour of the Northern Region on Sunday, 8th October, with a visit to Salaga, where he would pay a courtesy call on the Kpembewura, Babanye Ndefosu II.

The President ends his tour of Northern Region with a visit to the Avnash Rice Mills in Nyankpala, in the Tolon constituency, before returning to Accra on Sunday October 8.


Source: Ghana/