Politics of Fri, 11 May 20180
NPP Confab: New date won’t affect process – John Boadu
Acting General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu, says changes in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Delegates Conference will not affect the venue for the programme.
The NPP had scheduled its National Delegates Conference in Koforidua in the Eastern Region from June, 15 to 17, 2018.
However, a circular by the party on Thursday, May 10, 2018, stated that the Delegates Conference has been postponed to 7th July, due to the Eid al-Fitr festivities.
In an interview with Kaakyire Ofori Ayim on Atinka AM Drive, John Boadu explained that the NPP consists of Muslims who are delegates as well as aspirants. He added that it was proper for the party put measures in place hence the change of date.
He reiterated that the postponement of the conference will not affect the election process in any way.
This year’s congress will elect a new set of national officers who will run the affairs of the party for the next four years.
The congress is being held in accordance to Article 10(2) and (3) of the Party’s constitution which mandates the National Annual Delegates to meet at least four weeks after last Regional Annual Delegate Conference.