The Progressive People Party (PPP) and the National Democratic Party have agreed to support each other to win the parliamentary seats in some selected constituencies in this year's elections.
The two have formed a coalition to boost the chances in the polls which will be held on Wednesday.
A statement jointly issued by the two parties on Sunday, December 4, said the PPP will campaign, support and vote for the various NDP Parliamentary Candidates in Adaklu, Garu, North Dayi, Ada East Akrofuom and five other constituencies while the NDP will support PPP candidates in constituencies that include, South Dayi, Shai Osu Doku, Bortianor Ngleshie Amanfrom, Anlo and Krachi East.
Earlier last week, the PPP reached an agreement with the People's National Convention (PNC) to offer and also receive support from the PNC in order to win the parliamentary elections in some selected constituencies in the upcoming polls.
Read the full statement below:
4th December, 2016
The National Democratic Party (NDP) and the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) wish to announce to their members, supporters and the general public that we have reached agreement on a parliamentary coalition for the 7 December 2016 election.
The PPP will campaign, support and vote for the NDP Parliamentary Candidates in the following constituencies:
- Sissala West
- Afram Plains
- Upper Manya
- Agortime Ziope
- North Dayi
- Ada East
The NDP will campaign, support and vote for the PPP Parliamentary Candidates in the following constituencies:
- South Dayi
- Shai Osu Doku
- Bortianor Ngleshie Amanfrom
- Krachi East
- Ho Central
- Afadjato South
- Nsawam Adoagyiri
Ghana needs PPP and NDP members in Parliament to advocate for needed changes to the 1992 Constitution, ensure that the health, social welfare and employment needs of the majority of our people become priorities and affirm the multi-party nature of our democracy. We urge the good people of Ghana who are valid voters to vote massively for PPP and NDP candidates on 7 December 2016.
Nana Konadu Agyeman, Presidential Candidate NDP
Alhaji Mohammed Frimpong, General Secretary NDP
Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, Presidential Candidate PPP
Murtala Mohammed, National Secretary PPP