The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo during his speech at the US-African summit beseeched African leaders to inculcate policies and programmes intended to better the lives of their subjects.
According to Akufo-Addo, the development of Africa is based on quality of it leadership. Hence, he urged Leaders of the African countries to bring to reality their ideas and plans.
“We have done enough talking and dare I say we have enough conferences and workshops, we know what we need to do, it is time just to do it. We have run out of excuses for the state of our continent, we have the manpower, and we should have the political will, it is time to make Africa work.”
Nana Addo Dankwa added that, it’s time the leaders puts and end to the negative notion for the African countries.
“If we stop being beggars and spend African money inside the continent, Africa will not need to ask for respect from anyone, we will get the respect we deserve. If we make it prosperous as it should be, respect will follow.”
According Akufo-Addo, based on the unity shared as Africans, he beseeched the leaders to share their aspirations.
“Africans are more resilient outside the continent than inside. We must bear in mind that to the outside world, [there’s] nothing like Nigeria, Ghana or Kenya, we are simply Africans. Our destiny as people depends on each other.”