The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellembelle Constituency of the Western Region, Emmanuel Armah Kofi-Buah has acquired his new National Democratic Congress (NDC) membership card at a branch meeting.
The former Petroleum Minister under the erstwhile John Mahama led administration was issued the new card at a branch meeting held at Aiyinasi on Sunday, January 28, 2018.
After going through a successful registration, the MP expressed optimism of the success of the NDC reorganization and encouraged NDC members to take the registration program seriously. He as well paid his full dues for 2018.
He entreated all National Democratic Congress (NDC) members of the Ellembele Constituency and across the country to get registered for the purpose of putting up a strong membership database for the party in order to battle power from the NPP come 2020 general elections.
Speaking at the meeting held on Sunday, January 28, he said: "this exercise is very important as we are reorganizing our party to wrestle power from the ruling New Patriotic party".
He added, "The only way we can call ourselves members of this great party is when we acquire our membership cards through the approved means, pay our mandatory monthly dues, attend branch meetings and propagate the good message of the party".
"I have a strong conviction that, when we are able to do this successfully, we will take over the governance of this country come 2020 by defeating the NPP at the polls", he emphasized.
He again briefed the members on the occurrences in the country since the NPP took power from the NDC.
After the defeat of the National Democratic Congress’ by the New Patriotic Party, in the 2016 generation elections, the leadership of NDC set up a committee headed by Prof.Kwasi Botwe to investigate the cause of the unexpected defeat.
After the committee’s work, they suggested as part of the recommendations contained in the 455-page document that, all members of the NDC must be re-registered.
According to directives given by the national executives of the NDC, the branch registration exercise must be done only during branch meetings and must be done by a three-member election committee supervised by a constituency election directorates.
No branch executives are allowed to register a member in secret or in the absence of a branch meeting.
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