Ghana Politics

NDC goes to Congress this year

Story-Lawrence Odoom

The General Secretary of the opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has indicated that the party will be going for its Congress this year after it failed to hold a constitutional amendment conference last year.

His comments comes in the wake of the ruling New Patriotic Party’s outdooring of an election calendar that will see national executives being elected latest by July this year.

From this week to the next, the NPP will be electing its polling station executives.

The NDC, on the other side, has disclosed that the party will be holding its congress this year despite delays in passing amendments and holding a conference originally scheduled for last year.

The NDC party has also been putting together pragmatic approach to be implemented from its branches to its regional executives in the two “weak regions” – Ashanti and Eastern respectively.

In a yet-to-be-published interview with the Daily Graphic, the NDC General Secretary detailed that the various challenges that made it tedium for the party to hold its conference last year but assured the bunch of supporters that the Congress will not delay.

He indicated that the process of constitutional review requiring consultations and solicitation of views had been laborious.

“The activities involved in collating views toward the constitutional amendments took much more time than we anticipated, so, we realised that it would be prudent for us to shelve this idea of a conference but the constitutional review process should continue with the collating of views; distilling, and crystalising them and engaging with the regions and constituencies,” he stressed.

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