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President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has asked constituents of Bantama in the Ashanti region to retain Francis Asenso-Boakye as their Member of Parliament.

According to the President, looking at the level of commitment and competence showed by Mr Asenso-Boakye when he served as Deputy Chief of Staff and currently Minister of Works and Housing, it will really hurt him if the MP is not retained.

“It will hurt me so much if people of Bantama throw him away. Give him the opportunity to represent you again and he will come and continue the good job he has been doing,” he urged.

He made the pronouncements Wednesday, November 15, 2023, during the commissioning of a modern Library and Technology Hub in the Bantama constituency named after him.

The new library at Bantama, is the 127th Library in Ghana with the Akufo-Addo government building 66 so far.

”As of 2017 when the Nana Akufo-Addo government took over, there were only 349 books in those libraries. Today, there are 1.5 million books in the 127 libraries across the country,” the Ghana Library Authority had indicated.

Speaking at the commissioning of the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Community Library and Technology Hub, the President praised Mr Asenso Boakye, for his contribution at the Jubilee House as Deputy Chief of Staff, stating that, some workers at the Jubilee House still mention the name of the MP as a hard working man.

Commenting on the project, President Akufo-Addo stated that he really appreciates and commends the efforts of Mr. Asenso-Boakye and his decision to name the project after him (President).

He stressed that he was more happy because the project named after him is an educational one.

”Thanks for grooming Asenso-Boakye for me. He does things best,” the President added.

President Akufo-Addo also jabbed former President and flag bearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama saying his intension to come back to the presidency is a deceit to Ghanaians.

He asked Ghanaians to ignore John Mahama because he has nothing better to offer them.

However, he urged Ghanaians to eschew ethnocentric politics and religion-based politics against the flag bearer of the NPP, stressing that his competence is what matters. He expressed the hope that Dr. Bawumia would be an excellent president.

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