Silver Jubilee Rawling to grace NDC's 25th anniversary

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has outlined programmes to mark its 25th anniversary celebration

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Thousands of sympathizers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) are expected to grace the party's 25th anniverssary celebration as former President Jerry John Rawlings is expected to deliver a speech.

The year long celebration is under theme, "Mirroring they Past Into the Future".

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On June 8, 2017, the party will hold a panel discussion at party’s national headquarters with Comrade Hudu Yahaya, Comrade Dan Abodakpi, Comrade Alban Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker, Comrade Ama Benyiwa Doe, a former Council of Sate Member, and Comrade Edith Haizel as panellists.

 

The event will be chaired by Alhaji Haruna Iddrissu, Minority Leader ofr Parliament. Muslim prayers will follow on 9th June, 2017.

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, the party will hold a massive durbar at the Ashaiman Mandela Park.

Speakers for the event will be former President Jerry John Rawlings: Founder, NDC; Former President John Dramani Mahama, Comrade Kofi Portuphy, Chairman/Leader: NDC; Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, General Secretary and Hon. Haruna Iddrissu, Minority Leader.

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Christian Prayers is slated for Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Meanwhile, deputy General Secretary of the NDC, Koku Anyidoho sensed some fear that Mr. Rawlings will not participate in the party’s 25th anniversary celebration.

Speaking on Accra-based Neat FM, he said "Former President Rawlings will be a speaker at the major event of the celebration. But we hope and pray that he will grace the occasion."

 

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