Spio-Garbrah seeks Rawlings’ blessings in Flagbearership race

Politics of Monday, 15 October 2018Source: Graphic.com.ghSpio-Garbrah seeks Rawlings’ blessings in Flagbearership raceThe visit was made by Dr. Spio-Garbrah and some members of his campaign teamDr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, a leading contender in the flagbearership race of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has paid a courtesy call on the Founder of the party Ex-President Jerry John Rawlings at his residence in Accra. The visit by Dr. Spio-Garbrah and some members of his campaign team, among other things, was aimed at formally announcing to the former President his intention to seek the mandate of the electorate to lead the party in the 2020 general elections and to ask for the founder’s blessings in the race. He further reiterated his call for the Kwesi Botchway Report or relevant portions of it to be made available to interested groups in the party in the spirit of openness and fairness. He said the seven-point agenda included “strengthening the youth wing of the party through education and jobs creation; creating a credit union for all NDC members; and creating a welfare fund to support the needy in the party.” “Through this programme we hope to empower the youth of the party and help the needy thereby making the party more attractive to the general populace” he added. Dr. Spio-Garbrah will officially launch his campaign bid on Tuesday the 16th of October, 2018 to lead the NDC into the 2020 elections having toured the length and breadth of the country over the last couple of months to solicit for support from party executives and well-meaning individuals.


October 15, 2018 13:30 UTC

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