General News of Thursday, 28 December 2017
Former President Jerry John Rawlings is expected to deliver the keynote address at the 36thanniversary of the 31st December Revolution at Ho in the Volta Regional on Sunday, December 31, 2017.
Also the Founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Ex-president Rawlings will lead activities marking the celebration on the theme “Uniting Around the Principles of Probity, Accountability and Social Justice.”
Dubbed the Revolution Day, the celebration, which is an annual affair, has been institutionalised by the party constitution.
A statement signed by the Chairman of the Local Organising Committee, Mr Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzrah said “the programme will begin with a route march from Dome Park, Ho at 6am through the principal streets of Ho to end at the Captain Nfodjo Park – Civic Centre, where all will converge for a durbar of Chiefs and people. There will also be a wreath laying ceremony and the lighting of the perpetual flame”.
According to Mr Bedzah who is also the Member of Parliament for Ho West all major stakeholders in the party have been invited to grace the event, adding that it is also opened to all members of the public.