President Nana Akufo-Addo has dismissed claims that his authorities has deserted the Ashanti Region which is tagged as NPP’s electoral “world bank”.
The NPP because the fourth Republic in 1992 has received each within the Presidential and Parliamentary elections within the area.
President Akufo-Addo has been slammed by his critics for failing to embark on any main improvement within the area which corresponds with the variety of votes the occasion will get throughout elections.
Speaking on Pure FM in Kumasi on Monday, President Akufo Addo accused his political opponents of pushing the unfounded declare.
“I’ve been coming right here [Kimasi] since my childhood, highway improvement as an illustration as is occurring now within the Ashanti Region, I’ve not seen something prefer it earlier than. It’s not excellent, there are numerous areas we will enhance however general when it comes to highway improvement in Ashanti Region, that is the most important in historical past.
“This is one thing reassuring to me and there’s extra to return. For occasion, 80% of the roads in Nhyieso have seen asphalt, there’s extra to return. Next yr, there are two huge improvement that will probably be began. One is the Suame Interchange, Kumasi could have the second four-tier interchange in Ghana.
“NPP commitment to Ashanti is both in word and deed and I don’t have any doubt about it because of the development going on. This is our base, they give us the votes and we don’t do anything for them, that’s the talk of the NDC. That is not the reality, anybody who goes around and is objective will know that it is not the reality at all.”