PNC,PPP join forces
The PPP will campaign and vote for the PNC parliamentary candidate in six constituencies across the country.
This was contained in a statement signed by the flagbearers and National Chairpersons of both parties.
“The People's National Convention (PNC) and the Progressive People's Party (PPP) wish to announce to their members, supporters and the general public that we have reached agreement on a parliamentary coalition for the 7 December 2016 election.”
Meanwhile the PNC will campaign and vote for the PPP in six other constituencies. Most of these constituencies are located in the Northern part of the country.
Critics have asked if the parties considered the time left for the general elections before taking such a decision. Others have also asked what considerations they made before agreeing on a merger. Yet still some have asked if this decision will not decrease the winning chances of the presidential candidates of both parties.
Find below the full statement
JOINT STATEMENT ON PARLIAMENTARY COALITION BETWEEN THE PPP AND THE PNC
1st December, 2016
The People's National Convention (PNC) and the Progressive People's Party (PPP) wish to announce to their members, supporters and the general public that we have reached agreement on a parliamentary coalition for the 7 December 2016 election.
The PPP will campaign, support and vote for the PNC Parliamentary Candidates in the following constituencies:
2. Sissala East
3. Builsa South
4. Bolga Central
The PNC will campaign, support and vote for the PPP Parliamentary Candidates in the following constituencies:
1. Wa East
5. Wa Central
6. Salaga North
Ghana needs PPP and PNC members in Parliament to advocate for needed changes to the 1992 Constitution, ensure that the health, social welfare and employment needs of the majority of our people become priorities and affirm the multi-party nature of our democracy. We urge the good people of Ghana who are valid voters to vote massively for PPP and PNC candidates on 7 December 2016.
Dr. Edward Nasigrie Mahama, Presidential Candidate PNC
Bernard Mornah, National Chairman PNC
Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, Presidential Candidate PPP
Nii Allotey Brew Hammond, National Chairman PPP
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