Asokwa, Ghana – Mr Kwabena Tahir Hammond, Member of Parliament (MP) for Adansi-Asokwa, has urged for stronger unity among members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to collectively work towards achieving the party's goal of breaking the eight-year rule.
Mr. Hammond emphasized the importance of setting aside any differences that may have arisen during the Presidential primary campaigns and uniting as a party with the shared objective of retaining power in the 2024 elections.
Speaking to journalists after the presidential primary in Asokwa, where he also serves as the Minister for Trade and Industry, he stressed that party members should view each other as allies rather than rivals.
He highlighted that the struggle for leadership within the party was a normal process, allowing for diverse views and opinions to emerge, which ultimately strengthened the party's structure and incorporated the ideas of grassroots members.
With the elections and associated disputes behind them, Mr Hammond emphasized the need for all party members to come together and focus on the primary political objective—retaining power in the 2024 general election.
He encouraged party members to set aside the political manoeuvres that occurred during the campaigns and work collectively to achieve the party's objectives.
Mr. Hammond underscored the NPP's capability to efficiently manage the economy and promote development.
He expressed the importance of continuing the ongoing transformation agenda to enhance the living conditions of the people.
Looking ahead, Mr Hammond hinted that the 2024 budget, set to be presented to parliament on November 15 this year, would bring hope to Ghanaians and usher in a new era of relief for the nation's citizens.