Former president John Mahama will on Monday (23 October) hold a town hall meeting in Calgary-Alberta in Canada under the theme: “Building the Ghana we all want – Engaging the Diaspora for National Development”.
The town hall meeting will foster discussions on matters that resonate with Ghanaians in the Diaspora and focusing on their shared values and vision.
Prior to that, he will attend a fund-raising luncheon by the Canada Chapter of the NDC in Toronto Ontario on Sunday (22 October).
As part of the activities, the former president will also deliver a policy speech on Tuesday (24 October) at the University of Calgary under the theme “Advancing West Africa’s Development Strategy with a Focus on Ghana”.
A statement issued by the Canada chapter of the NDC said the events will provide an opportunity for attendees to gain insights into Mahama’s leadership approach and his perspective on pertinent national issues.
“A significant event is on the horizon for the NDC Canada Chapter to host H.E. John Dramani Mahama the Former President of Ghana who’s the current flagbearer and leader of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to a Fundraising luncheon in Toronto Ontario.
“Also in Western Canada, Calgary Alberta to be precise, H.E. John Dramani Mahama will be giving a policy speech at the University of Calgary under the theme ‘Advancing West Africa’s Development Strategy with a Focus on Ghana’ and will also engage the Ghanaian community in Calgary Alberta at a town hall meeting under the theme ‘Building the Ghana we all want – Engaging the Diaspora for National Development ‘. This modest gathering seeks to foster discussions on matters that resonate with Ghanaians in the Diaspora and focusing on our shared values and vision.”
“NDC Canada Chapter members and the Ghanaian Community in Canada at large is reminded to mark their calendar for the 22nd of October 2023 for a fundraising luncheon with H.E. John Dramani Mahama in Toronto between 1 pm. to 5 pm. Est, and on the 23th October 2023 at the University of Canada in Calgary- Alberta between 1 pm. to 5 pm. GMT and on the 24th of October 2023 at a Town hall meeting in Calgary-Alberta between 1pm. to 5 pm. respectively,” the statement said.
Mahama will be joined on the trip by national chairman Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, general secretary Fifi Fiavi Kwetey, and other respected national executives and couple of NDC Members of Parliament.