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Mahama begins Western regional tour, set to cover 20 towns

By Justice Kofi Bimpeh
President John Mahama
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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

Below is the schedule for the campaign tour.



Day 1

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

Day 2

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

Day 3

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

Day 4

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