Politics of Fri, 27 Apr 20183
Amissah Arthur calls for more women participation in NDC branch elections
The immediate past Vice President of Ghana H.E Kwesi Amissah-Arthur on Friday said there was the need to step and encourage more women to get into politics especially at the grassroots level.
“It’s a wish to have more women in politics especially in the NDC branch level elections because they can be trusted, so the need to encourage them. He appealed to women in NDC to increase the level of women participation in elections. Because the branch level elections was important since it provided the structure for the development and grassroots participation of the NDC party.”
Mr Amissah- Arthur said for every democracy to thrive, grassroots participation was critical and therefore called on them to show interest and enthusiasm in the NDC branch elections.
Kwesi Amissah-Arthur made the statement as part of his Touching base visit to observe and monitor the ongoing Branch levels elections in the Central Region. He encouraged both winners and losers to unite and work harder than before to ensure the NDC comes to power in 2020.
He visited the Food Chain branch and the Islamic School branch in the Asikuna Odoben Brakwa constituency in the Central Region. The former Vice President encouraged them to put the defeat behind them and close their ranks and work together for a convincing victory in the next elections
According to the former VP, the Branch Executives holds the key to the party’s victory and the need for them to liaise with all Party people in the spirit of respect, unity and love.