No show Vice prez fails to attend Farmers' Day event due to Harmattan

The vice president was to represent president John Mahama who is currently in South Africa for the Africa-China forum.

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Ghana’s Vice president Kwesi Amissah-Arthur was on Friday unable to join the 2015 National Farmers Day celebration in Bolgatanga.

This was due to poor weather conditions which made it impossible for the Ghana Air Force to airlift the Vice President and his team to Bolgatanga for the ceremony as planned.

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The vice president was to represent president John Mahama who is currently in South Africa for the Africa-China forum.

Amissah-Arthur was also expected to be the guest of honour for the annual event which is held to honour Ghanaian farmers for their tireless work in feeding the citizenry.

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A press statement signed by James Agyenim Boateng, said Veep Amissah-Arthur later joined the Greater Accra Regional Farmers Day celebration at Kpone, near Tema, to congratulate all farmers and fishers for their hardwork.

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