The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, is beginning a five-day campaign tour of the Western Region today, Monday, October 19.
It follows his five-day tour of the Central Region which ended on Sunday.
The Western regional tour will see Mr. Mahama address chiefs and people in a number of constituencies as well as interact with cocoa farmers, small scale miners, fishermen, fish mongers, traders, transporters, market women, Zongo groups, teachers and other professional groups.
Mr Mahama’s speeches will focus on job creation, his plan to roll out Free Primary Healthcare up to the level of district hospitals as well as plans in the NDC’s manifesto to provide opportunities and employable skills for the youth through state-sponsored National Apprenticeship Programme and Free Technical and Vocational Education and Training (T-VET), the campaign team said in a statement.
Mr Mahama will end his tour of the Western Region on Friday.