Augustus Goosie Tanoh, one of the NDC Presidential hopeful, has just congratulated former President John Mahama on victory.
“I have just telephoned HE John Mahama to congratulate him on his victory today and to express my sincere commitment to work to make his new term as leader as successful as possible,” he said in a statement.
Former President Mahama won the party Presidential primary with over 95% of total votes cast last Saturday.
He also congratulated voters and party executives, saying that “your enthusiasm, dedication and optimism has been truly infectious and inspiring.”
“To the Party Executives may I wish you all the very best in the future and pray that we will be power-ready in 2020 to offer a path of hope and endeavour to the people of our dear country who crave for selfless disciplined leadership in combating poverty, creating jobs and erecting a formidable social safety net that guarantees the basic needs of life to all.
“Our sojourn together in these last few months prove that dialogue and commitment to uphold our values in the service of our members is the surest way to assure unity and much needed coherence going forward,” he said.
Mr. Tanoh said “the teeming supporters and workers in the team GOOSIE2020 Campaign I cannot thank you enough.
“I pray this extraordinary experience and the lessons from it will make all of us better servants of Ghana and our beloved NDC.”
To him, the NDC have much work to do to build organising for Ghana as a formidable force for positive change and the pursuit of a true social democratic people first progressive agenda the our party.
“Our loss is merely a pause in a long journey filled with undying hope, fierce determination to build a just, corruption-free democratic GHANA in our life time.
“Like many Ghanaians I find inspiration in the several extraordinary inspirational passages from the Good Book,” he said.
“Permit me to share one such passage from the book of Isaiah 40:31 with you that teaches perseverance and faith in the future:
”…those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint”
He charged the party members to be resolute in the removal of poverty and the creation of a new Ghana.