The leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) led by its flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama, has met with the leadership of the Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches as part of an ongoing consultative meetings with stakeholders in the country.
The party said the meetings are to aid the NDC in the development of its manifesto for the 2020 elections.
Issues raised at the meeting included corruption, education, security and the recent banking sector crisis.
Accompanied by the National Chairman Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketia, former presidential aspirants Ekwow Spio Garbrah and Sylvester Mensah, former Chief of Staff Julius Debrah and other executives of the party, Mr. Mahama reiterated the NDC’s commitment to social democracy and a sustained development of all sectors of the economy.
John Mahama announced that he has put in place a number of Policy Working Groups, which are also working to collate information from various economic and social groupings in the country through interactions in order to develop solutions in tune with the aspirations of the people.
The President of the GPCC, Bishop SM Mensah said the church and its leaders will continue to be interested in the development of the country, emphasizing the need for politicians to be concerned about the total national development of the country.
Citing security as an example, Bishop Mensah stressed the urgent need for a depoliticisation of the appointment of security heads.