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John Mahama seeks Ya-na’s blessings ahead of Dec 7 elections

The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) Presidential Candidate, John Dramani Mahama, has paid a courtesy call on the Overlord of Dagbon, Ya-Na Abukari II, to seek the blessings ahead of the December 7 polls.

Mr Mahama was accompanied by the Minority Leader in Parliament; Haruna Iddrisu, a Member of the NDC Council of Elders Alhaji Hudu Yahaya and a host of others to the Gbewaa Palace in Yendi.

Mr Mahama thanked the Yaa Naa for the friendship and cooperation he had had with him dating back to the time that he was in Savelugu as the Yoo Naa.

The NDC Presidential Candidate said he was happy there was peace and unity in Dagbon. He said the NDC stood for development, adding that when the party was in power many Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds were constructed. Several rural communities were connected to the national grid, promising that more development will be expended to the community when they return to power.

John Mahama told the Yaa Naa that his next government would continue the construction of the Eastern Corridor Road which links Yendi through Hohoe to Tema, to facilitate the fast movement of goods and people.

The Yaa Naa wished Mr Mahama well in the December 7 polls.

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