GHANA’S PRESIDENT REACHES OUT TO OTHER POLITICAL PARTIES ON ENHANCING GOVERNANCE

ACCRA, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana has reached out to the various political parties in the country at a meeting with their leaders in his Flagstaff House office in Accra Thursday, the first meeting between a sitting President and leaders of political parties in recent years.

The was held to enable the President to seek their views on some governance-enhancing measures which his administration intends to take.

The Chairpersons and General Secretaries of the ruling party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the leading oppositio party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Progressive Peoples’ Party (PPP), Convention Peoples Party (CPP), Peoples National Convention (PNC), and the National Democratic Party (NDP) represented their parties.

Leaders from the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), United Peoples Party (UPP), All Peoples Congress (APC), Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP), United Front Party (UFP), and the Democratic Peoples’ Party (DPP), were all represented.

Lasting more than three hours, and held in an atmosphere of frank exchanges and mutual respect, the meeting discussed issues bothering on the commemoration of the Silver Jubilee of the Fourth Republic, on Sunday, January 7, 2018; the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives; and the creation of new regions, among other matters.

President Akufo-Addo intends to hold more of such meetings with the leaders of political parties in future. The leaders of the political parties also commended the President for the initiative, which they described as laudable.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

   

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