“I was with Otumfuo yesterday to pay my respects to him on a courtesy visit and he received us very warmly and he actually said that we had done a lot of work in Ashanti but then we should learn to tell our story to let people know what we’ve done,” President John Mahama has said.
Speaking on Garden City Radio in Kumasi, Ashanti Region, where he has been on four-day tour, Mr Mahama said Otumfuo’s advice was a “very good” one.
“And so everywhere I’ve gone, I’ve actually pointed to the good works we have done,” Mr Mahama added.
He said his campaign in the stronghold of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been “a very wonderful tour.”
“We are seeing more enthusiasm, we are seeing more commitment, we are seeing a better turnout this year than we did in 2012 and, so, it makes me very confident that we are going to increase our numbers in Ashanti.”
Already President Mahama has said the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) intends winning 13 out of the 47 seats in the region. The party currently holds four seats there.