". . . On such a historic occasion, it is worth reminding ourselves that whatever our political differences are, Ghana's stable institutions, democratic culture and the fortitude of its people have at each election, collectively risen to the occasion and made us proud as a nation."
"Fellow Ghanaians, an election is a contest between competing policy visions and must never set families, ethnic groups and religions against one another."
"Out of this contest of ideas shall emerge a President and leader whose character embodies and reflects our collective aspirations as a nation towards peace, unity and accelerated socio-economic development."