John Mahama begins ‘Building Ghana tour’ in Western region tomorrow

The Flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama will begin a two day tour of the Western region on Saturday, 16th of December, 2023.

The former President, who just ended a similar visit to the Western North region is expected to begin from the Jomorro and Elllebele districts where he will engage party foot soldiers and various groups within the Nzema belt of the region, as well as courtesy calls on traditional leaders.

A communique issued by the Western regional Communications Officer of the NDC, Richard Kirk-Mensah, his entourage will kick start the tour in Jaway Wharf, where he will interact with market women, drivers, transport unions and other identifiable groups.

He is also expected to pay a courtesy call on the Omanhene of the Eastern Nzema Traditional Council at Atuabo and then meet artizans, dressmakers, hairdressers, traders etc in Atuabo.
Later in the morning on day one of his visit, he meet the student body of the Eziama Nursing school will Still in the Ellembelle constituency.

The former President, accompanied by some top party officials, NDC MPs in the region and former appointees, will end the 1st day of the tour in Evalue Ajomoro Gwira constituency, where he will pay a courtesy call on Paramount chief of Nsein tradition Council and the paramount chief of Lower Axim in Nsein and Axim respectfully.

The communique said, in the evening on Saturday, the former President will interact with fisherfolks in Axim.

On Sunday, 17th December, John Mahama is expected to join congregants at the Roman Catholic Church at Apowa in the morning and follow up with a community engagement in Apowa.

The team will proceed to Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis, where there will be a town hall meeting where His Excellency John Dramani Mahama will use the platform to throw more light on the much talked about 24-hour Economy.

“There will be a student connect program at the Holy Child Training school where the next president will interact with the student body.” – the statement signed by Richard Kirk-Mensah noted.

According to his itinerary, the Mr Mahama will end his 2-day tour of the region in the Shama constituency, where he is expected to engage the fishing community in Anlo Beach.


By: Afia Owusu/

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