NDC requests CSOs, others contributions towards ‘People’s Manifestos’

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is accepting contributions from organised groups as it puts together the manifesto ahead of the 2020 elections.

It has requested for ‘Policy Memoranda from the public, civil society organisations, trade unions, associations and other identifiable groups in the country.

Former President and flag bearer of the NDC, John Dramani Mahama last month inaugurated a 21-member manifesto committee which he tasked to produce a ‘working and organic manifesto’ dubbed ‘People’s Manifesto’ that is by the people and for the people.

In a statement signed and issued Peter Boamah Otokunor, the Deputy General Secretary of the NDC, noted that the objective to develop a ‘Grassroots Manifesto’ was driven by the need to give meaning to the party’s social democratic principles of inclusivity and mass participation in the pursuit of growth and development of the country.

“The objective to develop a ‘Grassroots Manifesto’ is driven by the need to give meaning to our social democratic principles of inclusivity and mass participation in the pursuit of growth and development of our country.

“All constituency and regional secretariats have also been directed by the party to coordinate the preparation of local draft manifestos at the constituency level to address the peculiar needs of the masses in the various constituencies and submit same to the 2020 manifesto committee through the Office of the General Secretary on or before December 7, 2019.

“The policy memoranda must be sent to the Office of the General Secretary through the Deputy General Secretary – (Operations) or emailed to ndcmanifesto2020@gmail.com on or before Saturday, December 7, 2019, and should not be more than four A4 pages,” the statement said.  -gna.org

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