Connect with us

Famous Quotes

25 Nana Akufo-addo Quotes about Politics and Governance



Nana Akufo Addo quotes

Nana Akufo-addo Quotes: When it comes African leaders who have been outstanding in service to their people, one of the names that comes to mind is Nan Akufo-addo. He is the current president of Ghana. Prior to his election to office, Nana Akufo had served in the capacity of the 16th Attorney General, Member of Parliament, Minister of Foreign Affairs and then finally the incumbent president of Ghana.

Nana Akufo-addo assumed the office of the President of Ghana on January 7,2017. He is also the current chairman of the Economic Community 9f West African States (ECOWAS), and currently serving his second term in office. Over the years of being in leadership positions, Nana Akufo-addo has shown what true leadership and Governance entails and as such there is so much to tap from him as a leader.

Being the recipient of the National Achievement Award by the Africa-America Institute’s on behalf of Ghanaians, Nana Akufo-addo whose net worth is estimated to be $250 million has some motivational quotes about Politics and Governance which will be presented in this article. 

Nana Akufo-addo Quotes about Politics and Governance 

1.“You have to respect unreservedly, the authority of the coach, and the authority of the captain. That is basic rules, non-negotiable rules. If you don’t do it, everybody will be going their separate ways. If you do that, you cement the teamwork, and you will become a cohesive forceful force.” – Nana Akufo Addo

Nana Akufo-addo Quotes. “I will protect the public purse. We will provide vision and direction.”

3. “It is time to make sure that there is a separation of powers in our arms of government. I ask you to be citizens, not spectators: citizens, not subjects.” – Nana Akufo-addo Quotes

4. “I will not let the people of Ghana down. It is time to define what being a Ghanaian ought to mean. Being a Ghanaian must mean you sign up to a definable code of conduct.” – Nana Akufo Addo quotes

5. “I see exciting times ahead, the rule of law will be the underlining tenet of our governance. As we seek to move our country to a situation beyond aid, I urge all Ghanaians to be true champions of a law-based state whose establishments are solid enough to sanction effectively vigilantism, bank frauds, cyber frauds, illegal mining, identity thefts, stealing of public funds, bribery and corruption, criminal cartels and criminal behavior in general, including assault on and by law enforcement officers.” – Nana Akufo-addo Quotes

6. “I shall protect the public purse by insisting on value for money in all transactions. We should learn and accept that we do not own the land, but hold in trust for future generations. After 60 years of independence, we no longer have any excuse for being poor.” – Nana Akufo Addo

7. “A responsible government is required to look at all the implications before decisions are made. And that is the exercise we are currently engaged in, and I am hoping that much sooner than later, we will agree on what those measures are and the Ghanaian people will be informed.” – Nana Akufo Addo

8. “We must eat what we grow to motivate our farmers and support the development of the local food industry. Indeed, Rebecca, my beautiful wife, our First Lady, insists that we eat local rice at home, and has made sure of it. I call on all Ghanaians to follow my example and eat local rice.” – Nana Akufo-addo Quotes

9. “Stay true to your principles. I think there are two types of people in this world. Those who walk to the sound of other people’s drums and those who walk to the sound of their drums. I much prefer those who walk to the sound of their drums. So listen to yourself and make sure that the decisions that you are going to make are decisions that are in consonance with your understanding of what is best for Ghana football.” – Nana Akufo Addo quotes

10. “I have great confidence in the Ghanaian sense of enterprise, creativity, innovation, and hard work. I believe firmly that given an enabling atmosphere, the sky is the limit for us.” – Nana Akufo-addo Quotes

Nana Akufo-addo Quotes “The new Ghana is Ghana beyond aid.”

  1. 12. “I was not elected by the overwhelming majority of the Ghanaian people to complain; I was elected to get things done.” – Nana Akufo Addo
  1. 13. “I am in a great hurry to deal with the problems we face as a country.” – Nana Akufo Addo

14. “I will not allow this economy to collapse under my watch.” – Nana Akufo-addo Quotes

15. “I am in an excellent position of being the first Ghanaian leader to be able to draw some experience from the three living former presidents.” – Nana Akufo Addo quotes

16. “Just as technology offers opportunities to grow our economies and bring progress to our people, there are criminal syndicates who will always be bent on exploiting it for their selfish interests. They have to be relentlessly fought.” – Nana Akufo Addo

17. “My administration believes that it is time to build the bridge across the Atlantic with our kith and kin both in the Americas and the Caribbean. We have to find the measures and the mechanisms to enable us to reach out across the Atlantic to solidify and build on that relationship.” – Nana Akufo Addo

18. “I assure you that we know what to do to bring our economy back to life. What we do not know how to do is to bring people back to life. We will, therefore, protect people’s lives, then their livelihoods.” – Nana Akufo Addo


John Mahama net worth

Richest men in Ghana

19. “There is no one-size-fits-all approach to this pandemic. We have a unique situation in our country, and we must take it into account in dealing with the disease while meeting all the six (6) key WHO guidelines on the most effective ways of combating the pandemic.” – Nana Akufo Addo quotes

20. “This is not the time for politicking or the display of partisanship. The virus does not care which party you belong to, neither is it, as we have seen, a respecter of persons. The enemy is the virus and not each other.” – Nana Akufo Addo

21. “Let us all remember that the destiny of all black people no matter where they are in the world is bound up with Africa. We must help make Africa the place for investment, progress, and prosperity and not from where our youth flee in the hope of accessing the mirage of a better life in Europe or the Americas.” – Nana Akufo Addo

22. “Our political opponents went as far as making unfortunate statements such as ‘the drones will be used to take pictures of women bathing in the villages. Today, we can all see how impactful this service has been, just within the past five months of its operations.” – Nana Akufo Addo

23. “I ask you to be citizens: citizens, not spectators; citizens, not subjects; responsible citizens building your communities and our nation. Let us work until the work is done” – Nana Akufo Addo quotes

24. “I came to the presidency as an older man, so I know about what it takes to wait for office. You are a young man, plenty of time ahead for you. We pray for long life for you and health and that you commit yourself like you have done through your spokesperson today, to reconciliation in Dagbon.” – Nana Akufo-addo Quotes

25. “There are sections of the Ghanaian community that have attempted to stigmatize you and the Commission as being inefficient, incapable of being able to run this institution efficiently, and all of that. It’s going to be a big test for you to disprove these allegations and be able to show that whatever arrangements you put in place at the end of the day are efficient and enable therefore the Commission to deliver on its mandate in a manner that is incontestable.” – Nana Akufo Addo

Nana Akufo-addo social media handles




What do you think about Nana Akufo-addo Quotes? leave your reply below