Former First Lady, Lordina Mahama has charged the women in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to support the campaign of her husband, HE John Mahama, who is the flag bearer of the party to election 2024.
Mrs Mahama noted that the message of the former president to Ghanaians carries hope and must be propagated across the country for all Ghanaians to know.
She made this appeal when she met with NDC women organisers ahead of the campaign season and urged them to unite to be one force to sell the message of the NDC to the people of Ghana.
“Be the driving force behind the Mahama campaign and his message,” she charged the NDC women.
Assuring Ghanaians of a true leader in Mr Mahama, Madam Lordina stated that her husband’s “message, character, and attributes as the Nation Builder, a man with experience, an honest and reliable leader, and a president who will introduce a 24-hour economy to create more jobs must be heard in every corner of the country.”
The 2024 Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama, has been touring some parts of the country to engage with the people as the party puts its manifesto together. Dubbed the ‘Building Ghana Tour’, Mr Mahama has engaged Ghanaians on the best way to govern when given the nod.
After touring the Bono, Ahafo and the Bono East regions, Mr Mahama will tomorrow, 13th December 2023, begin the second-leg of his Building Ghana Tour.
The tour will take him to Western North, Western and Central regions.
The former president is expected to spend two days in the Western North region where he will have various engagements including town hall meetings with party members and various groups such as market women, artisans, mechanics, and miners.
Mr. Mahama will also pay courtesy calls on traditional leaders, during which he will address some critical national issues and explain some of his policy proposals including the 24-hour economy.
On Wednesday, December 13, 2023, the former President, will first meet with party party executives, Members of Parliament from the region, Parliamentary candidates, former party executives and the Council of Elders at Sefwi Wiaswo.
The meeting scheduled to take place at the Rockey’s Conference Hall in the morning will discuss pertinent issues affecting the NDC’s campaign machinery in the region to strategize ahead of the 2024 elections.
On day-one of his visit, he will pay a courtesy call on the Omanhene of the Sefwi Wiawso Traditional area, Katakyie Kwasi Bumangama II before an engagement with students at the Sefwi Wiawso College of Education, dubbed ‘Campus Connect’.
According to his itinerary, Mr Mahama, who shall be accompanied by former Chief of Staff Julius Debrah and some national executives of the party, will also tour the Akontombra, Bodi and Bia constituencies.
His entourage will cross over to the Western region where he will spend two days 16th and 17th December and wrap up the second leg of his visit, which will also solicit complaints to inform NDC’s manifesto in the Central region.
He is expected back in Accra by December 22, 2023.