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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.