President John Dramani Mahama has suspended his “Accounting to the People” tour of the Greater Accra region following the death of his mother, Abiba Nnaba.
Information gathered by election.citifmonline.com indicates that the President will be flying to Damango in the Northern Region for the burial of his mother today [Wednesday].
Minister for Communications, Dr. Omane Boamah confirmed Abiba Nnaba’s demise to Citi News. Accounting to the people tour in Greater Accra President Mahama on Tuesday commenced his ‘Accounting to the People’ tour in Greater after visiting five regions.
He has already accounted to the people of Western, Brong Ahafo, Central, Volta and Eastern regions.
As part of the Greater Accra regional tour, President Mahama handed over 500 vehicles, comprising 300 buses and 200 pickups, to Senior High Schools across the country. The vehicles, according to the presidency, are to facilitate academic work in the recipient schools and improve the standard of education in Ghana.
President Mahama later paid a courtesy call on the chiefs of the Ada Traditional Council and also inspected road works from Kasseh to Ada Foah Project. He again interacted with the Chiefs, Fishermen, Artisans and Market Women at Anyamam, inspected the Saglemi Housing Project and visited the Tema ICT Park, where he rounded up day one of his tour.
The tour gave President Mahama the opportunity to explain to the people what his administration has achieved so far, and the need for Ghanaians to retain him in power after the 2016 general election.