The Progressive People’s Party (PPP,) over the weekend took the Eastern regional capital, Koforidua, by storm when the party’s rank and file converged to elect regional executives going into the 2016 general election. The Koforidua municipality was painted with the colours of the PPP as party faithfuls took over almost every street in excitement to elect new leaders. After rigorous campaigning for votes of delegates and subsequent voting, the Electoral Commission declared Mr. Kwaku Fredua Agyeman as the newly elected Eastern Regional Chairman of the party.
PPP prepares for 2016 elections as it elects constituency officers; and sets date for regional, national elections
The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) at the weekend organised elections in various constituencies across the country to elect officers to steer affairs of the party from now till 2016. The elections were part of the process of rounding up the party’s elections, particularly at the constituency level, and also to ready the PPP for the 2016 Elections. At the weekend, the party organised constituency elections in the Eastern and the Northern regions where it elected officers to ensure that the PPP wins power in 2016.
Mr Andrew Sefa, a native of Cape Coast was on Saturday elected Central Regional Chairman of Progressive People’s Party, (PPP) at a delegates’ conference in Winneba. He polled 386 votes to beat his contestant Mr Ebenezer Fen who obtained 206 votes. Mr Godfred Kwesi Yarkwa Arthur first Vice Chairman, Madam Grace Appiah Ignophia second Vice Chairman, Mr Bright Edom Droefenu Secretary and Mr Alex Nkansah Assistant Secretary were elected unopposed.
Former presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, says the Government of Ghana is likely to brush aside whatever promises the country makes to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in connection with the country’s quest for a programme to rescue its economy from the doldrums.
The government’s decision to go to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout is an indication that it has reached the limit of its ability to manage the economy, the 2012 presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom has observed.