Live Update: NDC's Special Delegates Congress In Kumasi
1.15pm: Voting Begins
Delegates in Kumasi have began voting at the Special Congress of the NDC.
President Mahama is expected to get at least 1,403 votes to get the nod to lead the party into the presidential elections.
12.30pm: President Mahama Addresses Congress.
President Mahama in his welcome address lauded the presence of former President Jerry John Rawlings at the Congress and called for violence-free polls.
12.10pm: Vice President Amissah Arthur Addresses Delegates.
In his address, Vice President Amissah Arthur pledged an unflinching support for President Mahama and the 2012 campaign of the National Democratic Congress.
11.50am: Former President Rawlings addresses Delegates.
In his address, the former President congratulated President Mahama on his elevation and called for a quick restoration of integrity to the presidency, the government and party at large.
11.00am: Representatives from other political parties in Ghana have also graced the NDC National Delegates Congress with solidarity messages.
Parties present at the Special Congress include the PNC, NPP, CPP, GCPP, UFP, PPP and the Eagle Party.
10.30am: President John Mahama arrives at congress grounds
10.15am: Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur arrives at congress grounds
10.00: Former President Jerry John Rawlings has arrived in Kumasi for the special National Delegates Congress of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
The former President will address the delegates before voting begins to endorse President John Dramani Mahama as the party's presidential nominee for the 2012 December Elections.
The over 2,800 delegates expected at the Congress ground of the NDC, will today, vote for or against the sole aspirant President Mahama.