Rawlings expected to attend President Mahama’s campaign launch in Ho

Jerry Rawlings

President John Dramani Mahama is to kick-start his 2012 elections campaign in the Volta Region in Ho on Friday, October 5 at the Jubilee Park.

This will be preceded by the launch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Party’s manifesto on Thursday, October 4 in Ho.

Former President Jerry John Rawlings and NDC gurus are expected to be at the launch.

Mr Simon Amegashie-Viglo, Regional Secretary of the Party, who made this known to journalists on Tuesday.

He said President Mahama would inaugurate Ghana Education Trust Fund projects at OLA Senior High School and inspect other such projects at the Ho Polytechnic.

Mr Amegashie-Viglo said the manifesto, which would centre on transparent and accountable governance, strong economy for real jobs creation, investing in people and expanding infrastructure would deepen the Party’s commitment “to serve the people of Ghana”.

Mr Amegashie-Viglo said the manifesto would also outline the main targets of the NDC government for 2012-2016 and map out strategies for achieving those targets.

“Under the Better Ghana Agenda chapter two, the NDC Government under… John Mahama would deepen government’s commitment to improve the quality of life of Ghanaians in health, agriculture, education and the energy sectors,” Mr Amegashie-Viglo said.

President Mahama is billed to address rallies at Juapong, Asikuma, Peki, Kpeve, Dzolokpuita on Wednesday before the manifesto launch in Ho on Thursday.

After the campaign launch in Ho, President Mahama would address rallies at Kpetoe, Ave-Dakpa, Dzodze, Akatsi, Aflao, Keta, Dzelukorfe and Sogakofe.

Meanwhile streetlights in Ho have been decorated with NDC paraphernalia.

Source: GNA

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