Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Mahama has announced the setting up of Policy Working Groups tasked with the responsibility to develop solutions that are in tune with the aspirations of the people.
The groups according him, are also working to collate information from various economic and social groupings in the country through interactions.
Mr. Mahama disclosed this Wednesday, September 11, at a meeting with executives of the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches (GPCC).
He was accompanied by the National Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo and General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia. Other members include former presidential aspirants, Ekwow Spio Garbrah and Sylvester Mensah; former Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah and other executives of the party,
The former President led discussions on a number of subject areas, including corruption, a national development agenda, education, the Electoral Commission, security and the banking and financial sector.
John Dramani Mahama is leading the leadership of the opposition party to hold a series of consultative meetings with various stakeholders, ahead of the development of the party’s manifesto and the campaign for the 2020 elections.
Mr. Mahama reiterated the NDC’s commitment to social democracy and a sustained development of all sectors of the economy.
The President of the GPCC, Bishop S.M Mensah said the church and its leaders will continue to be interested in the development of the country, emphasising the need for politicians to be concerned about the total and national development of the country and not their partisan interests.
Citing security as an example, Bishop Mensah stressed the urgent need for a depoliticisation of the appointment of security heads.