Politics of Monday, 31 July 2017
Without recognizing and empowering the grassroots members of National Democratic Congress (NDC), the party will remain in opposition forever despite its resolve to recapture political power in 2020.
“As a party if the grassroots are not given due recognition, youth wings are not empowered, then our dream of political power will be a mirage”, according an emerging group in the party calling itself “Team One”
According to them, the party in government as socialist party never recognized nor resourced grassroots members to keep the party in government.
“The lost of the party in the 2016 elections is not because the government did not deliver but because there was a vast gap between the party and government”, they observed it.
The group at a press conference in Tamale observed the Mahama government played its part in fulfilling some of it campaign promises but the disconnection between government and the party then worked against the party’s fortune in the polls.
“We are all at fault and this is the time we are to be reborn”, appealing to every NDC members to help restructuring the party.
“The future of the party belongs to we the youth and we will not support anybody to collapse it by their actions or inactions”, they vowed threaten to be tough on such persons.
In a statement signed by Issah Abdul Diagari admonished both executives and members to eschew divisive comments that has tendency to jeopardize the party upcoming presidential and parliamentary primaries.