The Central Region is ready to receive the president, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama in the Region from Monday 5th to Friday 9th September as the President embarks on phase one of his 2016 campaign tour in the Region.
The first phase of the President’s tour is expected to take His Excellency John Mahama to 15 out of the 23 constituencies in the Region.
The constituencies are: Awutu/Senya East and West, Agona East and West, Gomoa Central, Gomoa East and West, Mfantseman and Abura /Aseibu /Kwamankese constituencies.
The rest are; Cape Coast North and South, Komenda/ Edina /Eguafo /Abrem, Asikuma/ Odobeng/Brakwa and Ajumako/ Enyan /Essiam constituencies.
It is envisaged that rallies will be held in all the constituencies that the President will visit alongside campaign launch for some of the constituencies. It is also expected that the President will address a large gathering of party faithfuls, supporters and sympathisers at all the rallies.
Also, the President is expected to meet with Central Region fishermen, fishmongers, canoe owners, wives of fishermen and fish sellers in the Region at Moree and address them accordingly. Additionally, the President would use the opportunity to commission three modern day Senior High Schools, popularly known as “Mahama Secondary Schools” at Agona Namanwora in the Agona East constituency, Gomoah Gyaaman in the Gomoa Central Constituency and Agona Abodom, the home town of famous comedian, Super O. D. in the Agona West Municipality.
The fever of the tour has already gripped the Region as party paraphernalia and flags are already flying high in Cape Coast, Elmina, Agona Swedru, Ekumfi Esuehyia, Ajumako, Kasoa, Winneba and other places.
In an exclusive interview, the Central Regional Communication Officer of the NDC, Mr. Kwesi Dawood explained that branch, ward, constituency and the Regional Executives under the able Chairmanship of Mr. Bernard Allotey Jacobs have planned and prepared adequately ahead of the President’s tour and that the Toaso flavour is all over the place.