Reports reaching yen.com.gh indicates that 27 buses have been provided by Abuakwa South legislator, Samuel Atta Akyea to send close to 1,500 constituents from the President-elect’s hometown to the Independence Square for his inauguration scheduled for Saturday, January 7.
The revelation was made by the communication officer of the constituency, Julius Okyere to a cross section of the media on Friday in Kibi.
“We are busing most of the constituents to the inauguration ground with 27 buses. We are expecting to transport at least 1,500 constituents. We are expecting the buses this evening to dispatch to the various towns so by 3:3am we will converge at Apedwa Junction and move in a long convoy to Accra. The MP Samuel Atta Akyea has made provision for everybody,” he revealed.
Despite Nana Addo’s father also occupying the Presidential seat, this is the first time an indigene and former Member of Parliament from the constituency will be sworn in as President of the Republic of Ghana.
The entire Kibi township in the Eastern Region has also seen a facelift with decoration of NPP colours appearing in several vicinities.
According to the reports, traders are also making good cash in the sale of party paraphernalia ahead of the swearing-in.
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In other related developments, the paramount chief of the Kyebi traditional area, Okyehene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panyin who is also President of the Eastern regional House of Chiefs has delegated some chiefs to attend the ceremony in Accra on Saturday.