The PPP seeks political power to implement an agenda for change built on the four pillars of Stewardship, Education, Healthcare and Jobs. We will implement the agenda using the spirit of inclusiveness, full participation of women and the youth; and above all a leadership that is incorruptible.
The formation of the PPP followed a declaration made on 28th December 2011 by Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom for progressive and independent-minded people to rise and cause to be formed an alternative political movement to compete for political power for a major transformation of the Ghanaian society.
The interim leadership of the progressive movement began a nationwide campaign to recruit members to form Interim Regional and Constituency Executives. The team visited all the ten regions of Ghana.
In January 2012 the party submitted an application to the Electoral Commission (EC) for registration in accordance with the Political Parties Act. It is instructive to note that, after the receipt of the official registration forms from the Electoral Commission, we were able to complete and submit the forms to the EC within 48hours.
The party received its provisional certificate on Friday 3rd February 2012. The PPP convened its first National Convention on 25th February 2012 at the Accra Sports Stadium. The final certificate was received on Thursday 15th March, 2012 from the Electoral Commission of Ghana. The national head office building is located at Asylum Down, Accra
Even though political parties are seen as central to the modern democratic system, there has been a downward trend of political party membership globally – particularly in Europe, as “Parties are struggling to hold on to their membership organisations as they are failing to recruit significant numbers of new members”. As party membership declines globally, […]
STATEMENT PRESENTED AT A PRESS CONFERENCE ON TUESDAY, 10TH OCTOBER 2017 IN YORKE HALL, COCONUT GROVE REGENCY HOTEL, ACCRA BY THE PROGRESSIVE PEOPLE’S PARTY (PPP) TO ADDRESS THE NEEDLESS DISQUALIFICATION THAT DESTROYED ITS CAMPAIGN AND MARKED A DARK SPOT ON GHANA’S INFANT DEMOCRACY
Introduction Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen; we had planned this day to discuss the unlawful treatment shamefully meted out last year by the Electoral Commission (EC) to the Progressive People’s Party (PPP). Regrettably we are unable to focus too much on that this morning in the wake of the horrible tragedy our brothers and sisters suffered […]
21st September 2017 For Immediate Release HAPPY FOUNDER’S DAY On this Founder’s Day, 21st September, 2017, the Progressive People’s Party wishes to pay glowing tribute to Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah for his selfless dedication to the service of Ghana and his efforts aimed at improving the welfare of the disadvantaged and marginalized. Dr Nkrumah’s enviable […]