- Ghana joins the world to celebrate Christmas Day today
- President Akufo-Addo on behalf of his family and government wished all the citizens a joyous festive day
- He said he was committed to ensuring that Ghana sees much development in the days ahead
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President Nana Akufo-Addo, as part of his Christmas message to the country, promised that there would be brighter days ahead for the nation.
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According to the president, he determined to ensure that the challenges currently facing the country are solved to enable the country move forward in development.
President Akufo-Addo maintained that he is committed to devoting all his energy to towards creating a free and prosperous national for all.
The president in his address to the citizenry, stated: “I am aware of the many challenges that confronted Ghanaians this year. We should not see the economic difficulties of today as the blueprint of our tomorrow. There are brighter days ahead. We should continue to stay united and focus on the things that can help us construct the road to our brighter future.
I assure you I am going to devote all my energy towards creating a free and prosperous society of opportunities where every Ghanaian child no matter the circumstances of their birth has a fair chance to strive for a happy and dignified life.
And where we can unleash the enterprise and creativity of our people so that we can build a progressive and prosperous Ghana whose citizens live in harmony and security.”
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The President further urged Christians to be mindful of the true meaning of Christmas and especially of the great command of Christ; to “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all soul and with all your mind and love your neighbor as yourself.”
He encouraged all to remain committed to the cardinal principles of Christianity- Love, charity and reconciliation.
Meanwhile, the Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, celebrated Christmas Eve at the Royal House Chapel in Accra, accompanied by some members of government, including Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Sheikh I.C Quaye and Hackman Owusu Agyemang.
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