President Akufo-Addo, Dr Bawumia vote in District Assembly elections

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, cast his vote in the ongoing District Assembly and Unit Committee Elections, in fulfilment of his civic duty.

President Akufo-Addo, who was accompanied by the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, was met on his arrival, at the Rock of Ages polling station ‘B’, by the Member of Parliament for Abuakwa South, Mr Samuel Atta Akyea.

In a short interview after casting his ballot, the President urged all Ghanaians to participate in the elections so “you can elect your preferred candidate onto the Assembly. If you sit at home, someone else will make that decision for you. So, I am urging all Ghanaians to turn out in their numbers and vote.”

From the North East Region, the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia who was among early voters cast his ballot at the Kperiga Presby D/A School ‘A’ polling station in Walewale, his hometown in the District Assembly and Unit Committee Elections.

After casting his ballot, the Vice President urged fellow citizens to exercise their civic responsibilities by participating in the District Assembly and Unit Committee elections.

“I urge all to come out in your numbers to vote since national development begins at the local level,” said Dr Bawumia.

Voting went on throughout the country to elect District Assembly and Unit Committee members.

BY TIMES REPORTER

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