NDC leadership takes steps to address wrangling after internal elections

Following the controversies witnessed during the recently held National Democratic Congress (NDC) internal elections, the National Chairman of the party, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, says significant gains have been made with regard to reconciliation.

Speaking to journalists in Kumasi, Mr. Asiedu Nketiah noted that he holds no grudge against any party member and that, various executives have also resolved to come together to ensure the party wins the next elections.

“We take Ashanti [Region] to be a critical region going into 2024 [general elections] and we couldn’t afford to leave any situation of conflict here unresolved. So we came to join the Council of Elders and the Regional Executive Committee in meetings, and I am happy to report that, we have made significant gains towards reconciliation of the party within the Region.”

He called on party members to embrace tenets of multiparty democracy and not see persons who did not vote for their candidates as enemies. 

“I have indicated that if part of the decision is traceable to the contest that I was involved in, I do not hold a grudge against anybody within the party because I am one of the people who designed the 1992 constitution and opted for multiparty democracy. The requirement of democracy is that, make your choices, but if the superior choice has been made by the whole group, you all fall in line and perform your functions.”

The council of Elders urged the party urged members to desist from creating various factions within the party.

With respect to winning the 2024 general elections, the General Secretary of the party, Fifi Fiavi Kwetey said the party is working assiduously to amass more votes in the Ashanti region in particular to boost their chances.

“Ashanti is important because it has 47 constituencies and is the most populated region. If you want to win elections, you do whatever you can to win as many votes as possible in Ashanti Region, and we are going to ensure that, we win as many votes as we can in the region.”

The National leadership of the NDC wants to ensure that the party members unite, so they come out victorious come 2024