2024 Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress, John Dramani Mahama will tomorrow, 13th December 2023 begin the second-leg of his Building Ghana Tour which will take him to Western North, Western and Central regions beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, 13th December 2023.
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.
Last month, he toured the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions and it will be recalled that during one of such courtesy calls on traditional leaders, the Goasomanhene, Nana Akwasi Bosompra, could not but weep in open public when he shared concerns about neglect by the central government in terms of basic development.
His emotional plea, called for the construction of abandoned road projects since 2017.