The National Executives of the governing NPP, on December 4, 2018, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency John Agyekum Kufour, at his residence, ahead of his 80th birthday.
The former president, would on Saturday, December 8, 2018, turn his 80, which milestone is expected to be marked with grandeur.
The executives were led by the NPP General Secretary, John Boadu, who informed the former president of their mission, adding that, the party, could not wait to honour him on Saturday, for his inestimable contributions to the party’s fortunes and to the cause of Ghana at large. The executives also had a special present for the revered statesman.
The former president, on his part, expressed gratitude at the gesture and was confident that one of his biggest wishes in life, which is, for the NPP to remain in government for several decades, shall be realized. According to the “Gentle Giant”, it is only an NPP government that has the wherewithal to take this country to the land of prosperity. He thus called on Ghanaians to support the Nana Addo-Bawumia government in this pursuit.
The party executives that made it to the former president’s residence on Tuesday, comprised John Boadu (General Secretary), Rita Asobayire Talata (National First Vice Chairperson), Sammi Awuku (National Organizer), Abankwa Yeboah (National Treasurer), Michael Omari Wadie (National 3rd Vice Chairman), Nana Boakye (National Youth Organizer), Nii Laryea Squire (Deputy General Secretary).
Others were, Abdul Aziz Futah (National Nasara Coordinator), Collins Nuamah (Director of Finance and Administration) and some staffers at the party headquarters.