Politics of Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Source: GNA

PPP suspends campaign activities in honor of Mills

Mr. Kofi Asamoah-Siaw, National Secretary of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), has appealed to all PPP executives at the national, regional and district levels to suspend campaign activities until the funeral of late President Mills is over.

However, meetings to review plans, organizational efforts and preparations for the 2012 general elections could be held.

A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency on Wednesday, appealed to party executives and members to participate in all activities that would be held to mourn and bury the late President.

The statement also noted that a new outdoor mobile public education system, which would be used to educate people on what the party intended to do for Ghanaians would begin at 0600 hours on Monday, 13th August, 2012 in Accra.

“These innovative PPP Mobile Cinema Vans which would tell our story to the people would intensify their presence in the Central, Western and the Greater Accra Regions,” the statement read.

It said the presidential campaigns, which would resume on Monday, 13th August, 2012 would commence in the Central Region.

“We should also be reminded that August is the month designated to encourage and honor the sacrifices and efforts being made by polling station executives”, the statement said.**