Ghana professionals and businessmen on Thursday urged politicians in the country to embrace politics anchored on qualities like credibility, competence and ability to perform and deliver the dividend of democracy to the people.
“National Democratic Party (NDP) presidential flagbearer and former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings possesses the ability, courage, sincerity and guiding philosophy to provide the right leadership for the betterment of the people. She is a stickler for hard work and excellence” the group said.
“We are solidly behind Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings. We shall mobilize our people and give her an overwhelming electoral support” the professionals and businessmen from the 10 Regions in the country said.
They charged Ghanaian abroad to ensure that Rawlings becomes the next president in view of placing the country on the right path.
“Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings is devoutly religious, faithfully discharging her duties to her family, to the community and to the nation. She has the knowledge and the skills to take the country to the next level” the group said in a statement issued after the meeting.
The statement signed by the Chairman of Ghana Businessmen and Professional Forum, Dr. Mawulawde Mawuli described Rawlings as pleasant, dynamic, diligent and hardworking.
“We are very impressed about her people- oriented programmes in the country. It is time for Ghanaians to unite and support a person who can enhance unity, and provide opportunities for the people.” they said:
“Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings will fight corruption. She will ensure that integrity and accountability are upheld,”” the leaders who met in Accra said.
Other reasons adduced by the group included the need for honest and trustworthy leadership, gender change, ability to delegate, good communication skills, sense of humour, self-confidence, connections, commitment to set goals, positive attitude, creativity, natural intuition and ability to inspire as well as Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawling’s track record as an achiever.
“We want a president who believes in her people. We need someone who has moral character, a reputation for honesty, integrity and fidelity”.
One of the most important qualities of a good leader is for you to lead by example, to be a role model, to be the kind of person that everyone else looks up to and wants to be like. Rawlings will represent our interests” the leaders said.