Saturday 17th September, 2016
By Regina Benneh, GNA
GNA – The Sunyani Coronation Park, venue for the Saturday, national launch of
the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC’s) manifesto is ready as the place has
been prepared to host the programme.
As at 1200 hours
when the Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited the Park lights and other electrical
installations had been installed whilst painters were also seen busily
white-washing the walls of the place.
Seats were also being
fixed whilst spoilt facilities such as water-closet toilet were being repaired.
The event has
changed the usual calm and serene nature of Sunyani as the influx of NDC
supporters and sympathisers from all over the country in Party colours had led
to heavy traffic congestions on some of the principal streets.
A number of Toyota
Tundra and Mahindra pick-up vehicles painted in NDC colours with pictures of
President John Dramani Mahama and other parliamentary candidates on them were
moving round the city with loudspeakers and horns playing Party songs.
The situation has
created a field day for businesses as all hotels, guest houses and hostels in
the Sunyani Municipality and other nearby towns have been fully booked.
those retailing Party souvenirs and paraphernalia like headgears, wrist-bands
had also displayed their items around the Park as supporters were seen highly
Superintendent Alhaji Maama Arhin, the Regional Crime Officer told the GNA that
the Police are prepared to provide effective security for the peaceful and
successful organisation of the event.
Supt Arhin appealed
to the public to comport themselves and cooperate with the Police in exercising
their duties to maintain peace in the Region.