President John Dramani Mahama is set to begin his Western regional tour today. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate is seeking to be re-elected to serve a second term.
The tour will take the president to varied places in the Western region to solicit votes for his re-election.
The deputy regional campaign coordinator for the Western region, Kirk-Mensah confirmed the schedule of the tour to primenewsghana.com.
Below is the schedule for the campaign tour.
Tuesday August 16, 2016
10am: arrival at Takoradi
10:45am: whistle stop at Agona NKwanta
11:20am whistle stop at Abura
12:30pm: national fisheries Grand durbar at Axim
2pm: departure to Elubo through Aiyinase
4pm: interactions with chiefs and people of Elubo
Wednesday 17, 2016
9am: departure to Mpohor
10am: courtesy call on Omanhene and interactions with party folks at Mpohor
11.30am: Departure to Deboase through Ateiku
2:00pm: Interactions with chiefs and people Deboase
4.00pm: inspection of sea defence project at Abuesi
4: 30pm: inspection of sea defence project at Aboadze
5: 20pm: inspection of Bosomtwi sam fishing harbor at Sekondi
6:00pm: courtesy call on Omanhene of Essikadu
Thursday 18, 2016
8.30am: departure to Takoradi airport (enroute to the FPSO)
12:00pm: first oil ceremony at Takoradi Airport
2:00pm : departure to Kokompe
2:20 pm : interactions with people of Kokompe
3:20pm : courtesy call on Sekondi zongo chiefs
4:20pm : courtesy call on Sekondi traditional council
5:00pm : departure to Sekondi Methodist park
5: 20pm : Address of party supporters
Friday August 19, 2016
9:00pm: Departure to Dixcove
10:15am: courtesy call on Omanhene of lower and upper Dixcove
11:15 Departure to Busua
11.30am: courtesy call on Ahanta king.
12.30pm: end of first phase of president trip to western region