The Association of former Members of parliament (MPs) of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) from the Volta Region has cautioned delegates not to vote for incompetent contestants in the upcoming party congress and regional executive elections.
The former MPs reminded the various delegates about the 2020 general elections stating that the upcoming party elections are highly critical in the forward match of the party to recapture power and deliver Ghanaians from the current suffering and hardship being experienced under the current New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration.
This was contained in a statement from the Association issued on Friday, August 24 ahead of regional elections on September 1, 2018.
The statement signed by the interim chairman, Hon. Joseph Amenorwode, former MP for Afadzato South Constituency and a former Volta Regional Minister under the erstwhile John Mahama administration urged delegates to vote wisely after critically assessing all contestants on their knowledge of the Party’s social democratic principles and core values of probity, accountability and transparency as well as on their own vision, mission, strategies and achievable action plans for the Party in the Region.
The former MPs also cautioned the various delegates not to be influenced by factional pressures, self-interest, money among others to vote for particular contestants but must vote for competent executives capable of discharging their responsibilities when elected.
“We advise delegates to vote for executives who are hardworking, strong willed, experienced and possess the ability to unify and lead the regional party into a massive and successful 2020 elections in tandem with other regions in the country.”
The Association expressed enthusiasm about the large number of people contesting for the various regional party leadership positions even in opposition saying it is a good sign of rejuvenation of interest and support for the NDC in Ghana and particularly in the Volta Region, its “World Bank”
The former MPs therefore, wished the party a successful regional congress to be held across the country on September 1, 2018
By: Walter Akoto/voltaonlinegh.com