The Vice President, H E Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, was at Manhyia Palace yesterday, Sunday the 3rd of September, 2023, to show his appreciation to the Asantehene, HRM Otumfour Osei Tutu II, for his fatherly support and blessings during the August 26th Special Delegates Congress.
The Vice President further asked for the continuous blessing of the Asante King as he enters the second, and final, phase of the internal contest to seek the ultimate mandate of the NPP Electoral College on November 4, 2023.
“I came in peace, and today being Akwasidae, I came for a visit and to celebrate with him (Otumfuo). Again, I came here initially to ask for his blessing when I was going to contest for the flagbearership of the NPP.
“He blessed me, and God also blessed his blessing, which materialised for me to win the contest on August 26, 2023.”
“We have another contest coming again on the 4th of November, where we are going to elect the flagbearer, and I still need his blessing.
“So, I came to ask for his blessing and inform him about it, that he may give me his blessings and show me the way to clinch victory. I thank you so much, and may God bless you.”
The Vice President was in the company of his Chief Marshall, the Majority Leader/Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Hon Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, the Ashanti Regional Minister, Hon Simon Osei Mensah, the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Mr Bernard Antwi Bosiako, the Minister for Interior, Hon Ambrose Derry, and a host of other high-ranking officials.
Source: Ghanatodayonline.com/Agyemang Richard