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The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation and National Commission for Civic Education organised their maiden edition of Presidential Debate


The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation and National Commission for Civic Education organised their maiden edition of Presidential Debate for all Presidential Aspirants contesting in this year’s 2016 general elections.  The debate offered opportunity for the candidates to communicate their policies based on their party’s manifestoes. Questions were based on the NCCE’s survey conducted titled Matters of Concern to the Ghanaian Voter. Among them were issues on Education, Health, Energy and Agriculture.

Contestants were the Presidential Candidate for the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), Mr. Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana, the Progressive Peoples Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, the Peoples National Convention (PNC), Dr. Edward Nasigre Mahama, and Mr Jacob Osei Yeboah, an Independent candidate.

In attendance were people from the diplomatic coup, the clergy, political party supporters, academia, students, people living with disabilities, market women and men, traditional leaders, artisans, the media among others.

This debate was funded by the European Union and STAR Ghana  

 

The NCCE in Collaboration with GBC is organizing a presidential debate on Wednesday, November 30 ,2016 at the Banquet Hall, State house Accra. The time is 7: 00 pm prompt.


 

Parliamentary Debate at Ajumako in the Central Region


The just ended Parliamentary Debate in the Central Region was embellished by representatives and aspirants from the various political parties namely; PPP, NDP, CPP, NPP.

The aspirants from the above mentioned political parties, who took part in the debate, addressed issues of health, unemployment, agriculture, education, industrialization, and last but not the least on micro-economic state of Ghana. This eventful debate was significant in that aspirants competed for more political points at the full glare of their party supporters, to their competitive and political advantage. They significantly held hands as a reflection of peace and unity towards the December 7th elections. The Police Commander also promised the preparedness of the Ghana Police Service in ensuring that the elections are peaceful. He warned all to desist from any acts of violence because they will not sit down for any politician to plunge the country into chaos