Barring any unforeseen hitch(es) the splinter Nkrumahist political group, All People’s Congress (APC), will today, [Thursday, October 6, 2016] launch its manifesto.
The manifesto is aimed at convincing the Ghanaian voter population to vote for the APC, come December 7, presidential and parliamentary polls.
the leadership of the party will launch the party’s manifesto to prosecute the agenda of winning this year’s polls at the Aviation Social Centre in Accra.
The launch of the manifesto is on the theme: “All-inclusive Governance, the only way to Ghana’s Economic Prosperity.”
The APC’s manifesto launch preceded the much publicised main opposition New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) manifesto launch at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra on October Sunday 8, 2016.
It is however, not clear why the APC is launching its manifesto ahead of the NPP, but insiders say it is a move to ignite the rivalry among the party and the NPP, which resulted in the flag-bearer of APC, Hasan Ayariga, accusing the flag-bearer of the NPP of staying in his late father’s abode at the age of 72.
According to a statement signed by Razak Kojo Opoku, General Secretary of APC, the 2016 manifesto launch will be done by the leader and founder of the party, Dr. Hassan Ayariga, who is also the party’s 2016 flag-bearer.
The manifesto launch will outline policies accepted by the National Executive Committee of the party.
The launch is also expected to announce policies, programmes and offer cutting-edge and top-notch solutions to the challenges facing the Ghanaian economy under the leadership of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), the statement explained.
“We will like to take this opportunity to invite all the sixteen aspirants who filed their presidential nominations for the 2016 elections with the Electoral Commission (EC) to be part of the manifesto launch.