- President Akufo-Addo met with the leaders of the various political parties in the country to seek their views on some governance issues
- The political parties were represented by their Chairpersons and General Secretaries
President Akufo-Addo has taken steps towards promoting an all-inclusive governance by meeting with leaders of the various political parties in the country to discuss national issues.
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The meeting was geared towards seeking the views of the various political parties on a number of policies that government wants to undertake in 2018.
Among those present were Chairpersons and General Secretaries of the various political parties, including the New Patriotic Party (NPP), National Democratic Congress (NDC), Progressive Peoples’ Party (PPP), Convention Peoples Party (CPP), Peoples National Convention (PNC), and the National Democratic Party (NDP).
Also present were representatives from the United Peoples Party (UPP), All Peoples Congress (APC), Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP), United Front Party (UFP), and the Democratic Peoples’ Party (DPP).
A statement on the President’s official Facebook page said the meeting was centred on “the commemoration of the Silver Jubilee of the 4th Republic, on Sunday 7th January, 2018; the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives; and the creation of new regions.”
It further stated that the President intends to tap into the experience of all the political parties in his bid to develop the nation.
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The statement read: “On Thursday, 4th January, 2018, I met with the leaders of the various political parties in the country to seek their views on some governance-enhancing measures my administration intends to take this year.
“Issues discussed included the commemoration of the Silver Jubilee of the 4th Republic, on Sunday 7th January, 2018; the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives; and the creation of new regions, amongst others.”
The NDC’s Asiedu Nketiah, APC’s Hassan Ayariga and the CPP’s Professor Edmund Delle were but a few of the people who gave their opinions to the President during the meeting, which lasted for over two hours.
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