Daniel KenuThe December 17 referendum is not to elect metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs) but to seek public approval for the amendment of Article 55 (3), which bars political parties from participating in local elections, a local government expert, Dr Eric Oduro Osae, has said.
The Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Ms Josephine Nkrumah, has assured students in both second cycle and tertiary institutions that efforts will be made to enable them to take part in the forthcoming referendum on the amendment of Article 55(3) of the 1992 Constitution.
The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has thrown its weight behind the election of metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs) with a call on Ghanaians to participate fully in the upcoming referendum in order to achieve an overall success.
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rt Rev. Professor Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante, has called for change in the country’s politics as the current political environment is breeding apathy among the populace.
The Minister of Railways Development, Mr Joe Ghartey, has called on members of the youth wing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to stay united and work hard to win more votes for the party in the 2020 general elections.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that beginning Friday, October 25 to Monday, November 4, 2019, it will be ready to receive applications for the transfer of votes and proxy voting ahead of the referendum and district level elections.
Former President John Dramani Mahama has reiterated that he will review the Akufo-Addo-led administration’s flagship Free-SHS Policy within his first 90-days in office if elected in the 2020 general elections.
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) last Wednesday urged religious and traditional leaders in the Northern Region to encourage citizens to actively participate in the upcoming District Level Elections (DLEs) and referendum for constitutional amendment.
The Convention People's Party (CPP), has elected officers for 14 regions. The election of regional officers was conducted in a record period of 13 continuous days in all the regions except Volta and Greater Accra.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says practising multiparty democracy at the 'top' of the governance structure but making the district level 'non-partisan’ is deceptive, for which reason it is time to remove the "fiction and showcase reality".
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on the coalition that spoke against the introduction of the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) to remain vigilant so that it is not introduced into the country’s educational curricula.
The Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Ms Josephine Nkrumah, has stated that the amendment of Article 55 (3) of the 1992 Constitution will allow political parties to participate in district level elections and promote true participatory democracy.
A roundtable discussion to solicit data and development materials from the various government ministries, departments and agencies as part of the Ghana Priority Project (GPP), a policy intervention research initiative, has begun.
Members of the Washington DC chapter of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the NPP Loyal Ladies, joined forces on September 28, 2019, to organise a get together aimed at bringing members together to network.