The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) for the first time wishes to weigh in on the matter involving indigenous Ghanaian contractors, financial institutions and their customers. We state upfront that the financial institutions were licensed and regulated by government agencies. The contractors were also given legitimate contracts by government agencies. It is government regulators that made […]
1. Return power to the people for all Ghanaians to directly elect their district, municipal and metropolitan chief executives without any interference from the President and cancel government appointees into the District Assemblies;
2. Prohibit Members of Parliament from being appointed as Ministers of State or MPs must resign from parliament after their ministerial appointment;
3. Strengthen the office of Attorney-General by separating it from the Ministry of Justice;
4. Introduce a Public Declaration of Assets Regime; and
5. Clarify the eligibility of Ghanaians in the Diaspora to hold Public Office
The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) is worried about the incessant brutalities the Police and some members from the National Security met out to innocent citizens in this country especially on journalist. More worrying is the recent Rambo style arrest and alleged torture of CITI FM Journalist Caleb Kuda and Zoe at the premises of Citi […]
The PPP has proposed and will continue to advocate for an effective legislature that is able to effectively check the executive and get Ghana fixed. We the citizens should as a matter of urgency, promote the campaign to amend the constitution to prevent the president from selecting 50% of his ministers from amongst the members of parliament.
Some twenty-two female leaders in the PPP were taken through a day’s women leadership training in Accra on 16th January, 2020 at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel. The purpose of the project was to enhance their leadership skills and empower them to project the party better in their localities. These ladies were mostly women […]
12th November, 2020 For Immediate Release PPP SYMPATHIZES WITH THE RAWLINGS’ FAMILY We have learned with great sadness of the untimely death of H. E. Jerry John Rawlings, Ghana’s longest serving President. We fondly remember former President Rawlings as a legendary revolutionary leader, a nationalist, disciplinarian, pragmatist, and a defender of social justice who devoted […]
Introduction Good morning distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen and thank you for accepting our invitation to be part of this press conference. Background It would be recalled that this current administration introduced an amendment to the Minerals Income Investment Fund Act, 2018 (Act 978) in July this year, to enable the Fund create Special Purpose Vehicles […]
For Immediate Release To: All Media Houses 1st November, 2020 VOTE FOR PPP TO BE PATRIOTIC: MS BRIGITTE DZOGBENUKU The Presidential Candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) Ms. Brigitte Dzogbenuku has charged all Ghanaians to vote for her and the PPP to keep Ghana peaceful for the December 7th general elections, and after. […]
Your Excellencies, members of the Diplomatic Corps, Chairman and executives of the Progressive People’s Party, representatives of the Electoral Commission, members of the press invited guests and our friends from the CSOs, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the International Press Centre and thank you for being here to witness another special occasion in Ghana’s political […]
24TH August, 2020 A fact-finding mission by our research team, has revealed a blatant lie told by Dr. Bawumiah during his town Hall meeting some few days ago on infrastructure projects the ruling government has purportedly done so far. One particular shameless untruth Dr Bawumiah told which we find troubling, had to do with a […]
23RD August, 2020 At the close of Business on Friday 21st August 2020, Two persons had filed their nominations to contest as Presidential Candidate of the Progressive Peoples Party. William Dowokpor, a good governance practitioner and advocate and a former Vice Chairman of the Party filed and made this statement: Watch on You Tube by […]
Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for accepting my invitation to attend this important event in the political history of our dear country, Ghana. The situation is alarming. Change for the NEW GHANA is no longer an option. It is a necessity! So after months of soul searching, fasting, prayers and consultations about the future of […]
18th August, 2020 One of the Presidential Candidate aspirants of the Progressive Peoples Party (PPP), Mr. William Kofi Dowokpor filed his presidential nomination forms this morning at the Party’s Headquarters at Avenor off JA Kufour Avenue. Mr. Dowokpor address the press immediately after the National Secretary Paa Kow Ackon received and accepted his nomination. Paa […]
The Court of Appeal, Monday, threw out an application from the Bank of Ghana (BoG), which challenged the jurisdiction of the High Court to hear the case. BoG had argued that the High Court has no jurisdiction to hear the complaint which is challenging the revocation of GN Saving’s licence. It argued that the only […]
The Executive Director of PPP explains how the PPP will elect its National Executives.
Ghana’s inability to feed and shelter a few thousands of vulnerable citizens beyond three weeks in Greater Accra and Kumasi, our two largest cities during the initial lock down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, must serve as a reality check for the managers of our economy. Where is the impact of the social intervention policies that successive administrations claim credit for?
24th April, 2020 The National Committee of the Progressive People’s Party has decided that nominations for National Officers elections remains opened until Friday 15th May 2020. Per our constitution, the following positions are to be elected by Party members. Chairperson 1st Vice chair 2nd Vice Chair 3rd Vice Chair National Secretary National Treasurer Interested candidates […]
This directive applies in part to constituencies who have not elected their executives and parliamentary candidates as at 24th December, 2019 and applies in part to all constituencies especially with Regional and National Elections. The National Executive Committee hereby directs affected constituencies to open nominations as per schedule below. ACTIVITY DATE constituency Elections Opening […]
We propose that, parliament should still make change happen by focusing on amending Articles 243(1), 243(3), 248(1)(2) and 242(d) to establish the basis for the election of our MMDCEs.
If we are interested in holding our leaders accountable in the generation and judicious use of our resources for rapid development at the local level, then we must all support the call by the PPP to change the Constitution to enable the election of all MMDCEs.