The Parliamentary Candidate hopeful for Ahafo Ano South East Constituency in the Ashanti Region, Kofi Nti Boateng (KNB) has charged the National Democratic Congress (NDC) rank and file to rekindle the spirit of patriotism in the party to contribute to the 2024 victory.
Chronicled some of the importance of patriotism to the ghanaiandemocrat.com in an exclusive interview, he stated that patriotic brings people together, adding that patriotism is a sense of solidarity and love for our party is a sentiment which binds.
Mr. Kofi Nti Boateng pointed out that patriotism is a shared feeling and common goal to do what’s best for the party and the nation as a whole and be supportive throughout this quest. “When you see someone displaying an NDC flag or wearing party clothing, this will often lighten you mood and make you feel even more patriotic knowing that the love for this party is strong and readily apparent” he added.
The affable young politician indicated that togetherness is something that helps the party. Our patriotism is part of what inspires us to lend a helping hand to those who need it. Even a simple good deed like contributing to party charity is a display of patriotism that directly benefits another party member.
Further schooling the party faithfuls to embrace patriotism he said it makes for a stronger party and nation. The act of patriotism and feeling patriotic are things that make for a stronger party. Not only will you be able to relate well to others in your shared love for this party and country, but the more individuals who express their patriotic feelings, the stronger our party and country will be as a whole. Those who are patriotic will do what is right for the party in a way if supporting efforts to make the party stronger and come together as a combined group with a common goal. That goal us to do what we can to keep the party united and show solidarity for the good of the NDC and Ghana as a whole.
KNB as he is affectionately called stated that with patriotic behind us, we know that we can overcome anything. As a party, we have faced tragedies of all types and, as a party, we have been overcome them.
According to him, patriotic spirit is one of fortitude and strength. When you are patriotic, you are dedicated and strong. You exude a specific fortitude in showing your dedication to achieve goals in the best interest of the party and country. Every patriotic deed you do and every display you take the time to deliver reinforces the strength of our party and country, one citizen at a time.
He reminded NDC faithfuls to bear in mind that every act of patriotism is important. Patriotism comes in all forms. Embracing patriotism will show much-needed support for our party and country and help to create a stronger, more unified party and nation. “Even something as simple as wearing our party’s colours can have a compounding effect on the patriotic acts you deliver in your everyday life” he concluded.
Story: Idris Ibn Mohammed