As Ghana goes to the polls on December 7, the People's National Convention and the progressive people's Party have agreed to support each other's parliamentary candidates in 12 constituencies.
In a statement signed by leaders of the two parties, members of the PNC are to campaign and support the PPP candidates in Wa East, Bongo, Wulensi, Tempane, Wa Central, Salaga North.
The PPP, on the other hand, will reciprocate this gesture in Nadowli/Kaleo, Sissala East, Builsa South, Bolga Central, Talensi, Walewale for their mutual benefit.
See the full statement below
JOINT STATEMENT ON PARLIAMENTARY COALITION BETWEEN THE PPP AND THE PNC
1st December 2016
The People's National Convention (PNC) and the Progressive People's Party (PPP) wish to announce to their members, supporters and the general public that we have reached agreement on a parliamentary coalition for the 7 December 2016 election.
The PPP will campaign, support and vote for the PNC Parliamentary Candidates in the following constituencies:
1. Nadowli/Kaleo 2. Sissala East 3. Builsa South 4. Bolga Central 5. Talensi 6. Walewale
The PNC will campaign, support and vote for the PPP Parliamentary Candidates in the following constituencies:
1. Wa East 2. Bongo 3. Wulensi 4. Tempane 5. Wa Central 6. Salaga North
Ghana needs PPP and PNC members in Parliament to advocate for needed changes to the 1992 Constitution, ensure that the health, social welfare and employment needs of the majority of our people become priorities and affirm the multi-party nature of our democracy. We urge the good people of Ghana who are valid voters to vote massively for PPP and PNC candidates on 7 December 2016.
Dr. Edward Nasigrie Mahama, Presidential Candidate PNC
Bernard Mornah, National Chairman PNC
Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, Presidential Candidate PPP
Nii Allotey Brew Hammond, National Chairman PPP