[ 2012-08-02 ]
Mahama vows to fulfil Mills' wish by visiting Volta Region
President John Mahama has pledged to complete the
development projects started in the Volta Region
by the late President John Mills.
He has also vowed to pay a visit to the region to
crown the nationwide tour started by the late
He said these when the Volta Region House of
Chiefs paid a courtesy call on him at the Castle,
Wednesday to commiserate with him on the loss of
the former president and to congratulate him on
his ascension to the high office of the
John Mahama revealed it was the wish of his former
boss to visit the region adding, even after his
return from the US where he underwent a medical
check-up, the late president had eagerly wanted to
visit the Volta Region until he passed on.
He stated the university project in the region was
on the heart of the late president and he will
ensure that the university project and others in
the region are completed.
With the late president completing nine of the
nationwide tours, President John Mahama said he
will complete the tour, assuring the “visit will
be the last but not the least.”
Leader of the delegation Tobgbui Afede XIV said
the late president had some unfulfilled business
and was hopeful President John Mahama will
“It is so sad that our beloved president has left
us at this hour. He has left us with some
unfinished business in the Volta Region and some
unfinished business in the entire nation.
“We know he so much wanted to see the progress of
our region,” a reason why he included the northern
part of the Volta Region in the SADA project.
“We have been expecting him to visit the Volta
Region as part of his national tour of the whole
country. All the gifts we have bought to present
to him and his wife are still waiting to find a
place in their new home.
“Once again we take consolation in the fact that
we have you,” he said.
Earlier the Greater Accra Region House of Chiefs
also paid a visit to the new president to lend
their support and pay tribute to the former
John Mahama expressed commitment his government
will help resolve the chieftaincy disputes in the
Source - MyjoyOnline
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