UFP holds second delegates’ congress this week

The United Front Party will on 14th February 2015 hold its national delegates’ congress at the Kumasi Jubilee Park to elect new party executives to steer affairs of the for the next four years.

The congress would also elect the party’s flagbearer to lead the UFP into the 2016 general elections.

As at now the party is done with all the regional election with the exception of Brong Ahafo Region which will be conducted after the national delegate congress, General Secretary of the party, Samuel Bekoe Owusu told the media.

“Unlike other political parties, the UFP will use the same occasion to elect new national executives as well as flagbearer,” he reiterated.

The United Front Party was certified by Ghana’s Electoral Commission as a full grown political party on the 12 th August 2011 and for the first time contested the December 2012 elections.

According to Mr. Bekoe Owusu, though the party flagbearer for the 2012 election Akwasi Addai Odike was not able to deliver up to the party’s expectation, the party was also confronted with numerous challenges which had negative effect on the party’s performance.

Persons contesting for various positions in the party include Akwasi Addai Odike, for the flagbearership, the current General Secretary Samuel Bekoe Owusu would be a strong contender for the chairmanship position as Razark Opoku vies for the General Secretary slot.

Ahead of the December 2016 election the UFP is very optimistic the party is going the win parliamentary seats and win the presidency by putting the necessary structures in place and building the party from the grassroots, Mr. Bekoe Owusu noted.

According to the General Secretary, UFP is the alternative party to the so called big parties – National Democratic Congress and New Patriotic Party – to solve the numerous challenges facing all sectors of the economy.

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