The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) once again became the centre of attention for the media and the entire nation when it hosted the 2020 presidential debate for presidential candidates of minor political parties and independent aspirants ahead of the 2020 general elections.
The event sought to create a common platform for flagbearers of the minor political parties as well as independent contenders to articulate their vision to the public.
The six independent presidential hopefuls who participated in the debate at the New Auditorium at UPSA included Dr. Torn Asiseh, Carl Ebo Morgan and Onipayede Ossom Teye. The rest were Samuel Ofori Ampofo, Marricke Kofi Gane and Kofi Koranteng.
Addressing electorates from the ultramodern UPSA auditorium, the candidates minced no words in outlining their developmental agenda and policy statement for the nation if voted they were voted into power.
The event, televised live on Joy News, was attended by politicians, political science students from various tertiary institutions and leaders of civil society groups.
It was organized by IMANI Centre for Policy and Education (Ghana), a governance think tank in collaboration with JoyNews, Ghana’s first and only 24 hour news channel.