The campaign, dubbed “Get Okada Votes” will rally okada riders across the region to mobilize and vote massively for the NDC flagbearer, John Mahama.
According to the group, Mahama’s promise to legalize and regulate their job has made it less difficult for them to endorse him
Addressing a information meeting in Koforidua in the Japanese area, the Riders claimed the NPP has disappointed them.
“Ladies and gentlemen, we want to make a bold and emphatic declaration immediately after consulting our associates across the region.”
“At this juncture, we want to make it apparent that commercial motorbike and tricycle operators uncover hope in NDC’s People’s Manifesto. It addresses issues relating to our plight and we will do all the things legally doable to ensure that the bearer of the strategy, John Mahama wins the December 7 election. We call on all our consumers, i.e. attorneys, teachers, bankers, troopers, law enforcement officers, politicians, kayeyei, lecturers, engineers, seamstress, tailors, hairdressers, nurses, civil servants, assembly guys, journalists, true estate agents, artisans and everybody who has patronized Okada because of to the ease linked with its functions to sign up for us marketing campaign and vote for John Mahama and the Parliamentary candidates of the NDC.”
“We can only be in business enterprise when John Mahama wins and bulk of NDC Parliamentary aspirants acquire in the December elections. We also contact on our family members customers, good friends and dependants to be a part of us safe our careers on December 7. Securing our position is the only way we can continue on to put foods on the desk and meet other wants,” the group mentioned.
They included: “We want to guarantee Mr Mahama that, not only have we solved to vote for him in this elections, but we have also taken it upon ourselves to embark on a nationwide push termed ‘Get Okada Votes’ (GOV) to make sure that all our associates across the state talk by way of the ballot for legalization and regulation of our routines.
“Aside this, we want to notify Mr Mahama and the NDC that our associates will be occupied on election day. As section of our assist, we will transportation voters ‘to and fro’ their voting centres without the need of charging a rate. There are other initiatives we will embark on in the coming times. For the sake of emphasis, professional motorbike and tricycle riders have endorsed John Mahama and his People’s Manifesto.”