BY: Akpabli Daniel Yao | Voltaonlinegh.com |
The leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta region has scheduled Wednesday, November 18, 2020 to visit the Late former President Jerry John Rawlings’ hometown Dzelukope to commiserate with the family in line with the Ewe culture and Anlo tradition.
In a statement signed by the Regional Secretary, James GUNU, the secretariat is shocked and devastated by the sad news of the passing of H.E. Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings hence the suspension of all campaign activities in the region by the party.
According to the Statement, Former President Jerry John Rawlings was a grassroots man, legend, great asset, and a charismatic leader with vision who founded our NDC on probity, accountability and social justice.
As part of activities outlined by the Regional Secretariat, All Regional Executives, Members of the Political Committee and Council of Elders have since been deployed to the constituencies to hold emergency meetings to officially inform them about the untimely departure of our founder. The Constituency Executives shall do same at the branch and community levels.
they said, there shall be a Media briefing and opening of book of condolence at the Regional Secretariat Today, Monday, November 16th, 2020, Memorial walks at all levels of the party structure and Regional Vigil at the Jubilee Park, Ho on Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at 6:00pm.
They also noted that, as part of his (Former Prez Rawlings) commitment to inclusiveness, the Regional Zongo Caucus in collaboration with the Regional Secretariat will organise special Muslim prayers in Kpando, Hohoe, Aflao and other zongo communities starting Monday, November 16th, 2020.
The statement further entreated all rank and file of the umbrella party to participate in all the activities.