The governing New Patriotic Party, NPP will on August 22, 2020 launch their 2020 manifesto.
The party’s General Secretary, John Boadu made this know at a press conference on Monday, August 10, 2020.
Whilst announcing the date for the launch of the manifesto, Mr. Boadu also urged Ghanaians to be on the lookout for the policies the party has for Ghana for the next four years.
“The NPP vision on our way forward captured in our manifesto 2020 will hopefully be shared with Ghanaians on August 22, 2020. We will be having a steering committee tomorrow [Tuesday] to validate and accept this date.”
“We will also have a National Council, which is the second-highest decision-making body in the absence of the Annual Delegates Conference on the same day in order to launch the manifesto. We ask you to look on that day to heartwarming policies detailing how with your support we will transform Ghana for the benefit of all.”
In another development, the Police in the Bono region has also arrested three people after clash between NDC and NPP supporters leading to the death of one person.
Bono Regional Police PRO Chief Inspector Kingsley Oppong said the three persons are being transferred to the regional office for investigations to commence.
“A group of people fighting each other was brought to the attention of the leadership and we called our re-enforcement to come in to stop them. When we went there none of them was listening to anyone so it was fighting for all, they were fighting each other.
“Now we have arrested three persons for onward transfer to the regional office for investigations to begin.”
Clash between NDC and NPP supporters
There has been a clash between supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Nkrankwanta in the Dormaa West District of the Bono Region.
The clash according to reports has led to the death of one person and two other persons sustained various degrees of gunshot wounds.
This clash happened on August 8, 2020 and the injured person are currently receiving treatment at the Dormaa Ahenkro Presbyterian Hospital.
Further reports say the clash occurred at the Dormaa West District office of the Electoral Commission during the first day of the mop-up voters’ registration exercise where there was a disagreement between the two factions.