President John Dramani Mahama and his family have arrived in his hometown, Bole, in the Northern region for the Christmas Holiday.
Accompanied by his wife, Lordina, and the children, President Mahama will spend both Christmas and Boxing Days with his kinsmen and town folks.
Several Ghanaians are attending church services today to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Others will be with their families or visiting friends to take stock of what has happened to them throughout the year 2014.
Meanwhile, President Mahama has asked drivers to be disciplined on the road during the festive season. In his Christmas message, the President advised drivers to observe all traffic regulations to safeguard life.
“Fellow Ghanaians, we record a high number of road traffic accidents during festive seasons. Vehicular accidents cause injuries to drivers, passengers and other road users.
“Sometimes not only are people maimed, but also precious lives are lost. Not to talk of the damage to goods and vehicles among others, causing pain and distress to loved ones, family and friends.
“The causes of these road traffic accidents include speeding, overloading, wrongful overtaking, driving and texting, drunk-driving and disregard for road traffic regulations.
“Your loved ones, family, friends and I need you alive. Be disciplined on the road by respecting other road users. Put a smile on the faces of your loved ones and family by getting to your destination safely,” the President said.