General News of Saturday, 17 September 2016
A Group calling itself Supporters for Mahama said they are not moved by heavy rains at Sunyani that has marred activities of the manifesto launch.
They claim the heavy downpour is a blessing in disguise.
“…we don’t really care if it rains elephants and cow, trust me this manifesto will be launch successfully. We know our opponents will read negative meanings into this, but believe me…we simply don;t mind..- JM TOASO!” they chanted
The governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) is in Sunyani, the capital of the Brong Ahafo region, to launch its 2016 manifesto ahead of the December 7 elections.
Heavy downpour has stalled activities and preparations ahead of the launch.
The media and supporters present at the Sunyani Coronation Park.
had to run for cover as strong winds whisk away erected canopies and stands.
Mahama has already given highlights of the much-talked about policy document, revealing that his second term is likely to give Ghana five extra administrative regions, e-text books to students, over 20 polyclinics, two more psychiatric hospitals, tri-cycles for persons with disability among others.
He said the manifesto aims at putting people first, accountable governance and expanding infrastructure for job creation.