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Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, a flagbearer candidate for The New Patriotic Party (NPP), Has encouraged party delegates to support him In The 2024 general elections.

He claims that this is the first time a farmer has run for the leadership of the ruling party in a national election and that delegates should vote for him.

The former Food and Agriculture Minister claimed that if The country chooses a candidate With agricultural experience, it will be simple to turn The economy around for The better.

In an interview With Peace FM In Accra, Dr. Afriyie Akoto urged The NPP and Ghanaians to evaluate His achievements In agriculture and commit The country’s affairs to him.


“You see, we Have such hardship among The people, and there’s No need for that, given The endowment that this country Has, I am proposing The path to relieve all of us from such hardship when The opportunity Is opened.

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“…and when Ghanaians give me The nod to lead, I will make sure that I eliminate hardships In The country through agriculture and there are so many ways I can do that even With that short space that we’re talking about, so I’ I’m keen to produce results.

“… this Is The First time a farmer Is contesting to bear The flag of The NPP and also to become The president of Ghana. We had lawyers and all kinds of professionals, that’s why I’m stressing about the benefits that the farmers have enjoyed in my six years of administration in the ministry.

“…so, if we’re about to vote They should remember Afriyie Akoto because I’m coming for them, that’s why I Have stopped my work With The government and coming to support them,” he said.

He went on to remark that His success In The agriculture industry Has earned him The trust of many Ghanaians, The majority of whom are farmers.

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