The Chair Mamprugu Traditional area, the Nayiri, Naabohogu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga, has advised President Elect, Nana Akufo Addo, to remain focused in delivering on his promise to raise the standards of living for Ghanaians during his term n office
Speaking on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016, during a visit by the President Elect, Vice President Elect, accompanied by some Members of Parliament Elect, the Nyira told the President Elect that his victory at the polls came by "dint of work and focus".
"So, please remain focused and continue to work hard, and I am confident the good Lord will grant you success.”
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The Nyira also commented on the President Elect's visits to his palace, saying that they were unique.
"You have come here so many times. In those days you came here, simply, as Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Today, you are coming here as President-Elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. More so, you have come here with my son to introduce yourselves to me.”
The Nyira also had a message of unity for the president in light of all the tribal rhetoric that had occurred during the run up to the elections, also advising the President Elect to be vigil in his appointments.
“Gather all Ghanaians together, and at the same time keep an eagle eye on those you will appoint to help you run the affairs of the state. You can count on me 24/7 for support of your government. I wish you and your vice and your team good luck and God’s guidance.”