General News Mon, 19 May 2003

Alhaji Asuma Banda leads crusade to revive CPP

A leading member of the Convention People’s Party Alhaji Asumah Banda has invited other well-meaning members of the party to join the quest to revive the party back to life.

The CPP, once a vibrant party has lost its bite, and according to him it is unthinkable that the CPP is now a laughing stock. Unable to meet the challenges of the political activity, the CPP was unable to contest the recent by-elections.

Alhaji Banda says the leadership of the party has also contributed to the current image of the CPP, speaking on JoyFM’s Super Morning Show, he however made it clear that the solution does not necessarily lie in the changing of the leadership.

Alhaji Banda, a former chairman of the People’s Convention Party, which was later changed to the CPP, says he would provide the needed support to revive the party. He explained that he has no interest in leading the party or serving in a leadership position and invited all party members to deliberate on the direction for the party.

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