National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama has urged all party members, especially appointees during his tenure to go to the grassroots within the party’s branches and constituencies and campaign.
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The former president noted that, it was important for even former appointee or official of the NDC work hard for victory in the 2020 elections, instead of following him everywhere he goes.
Mahama also pleaded with the rank and file of the NDC to also help with their widow’s mite financially.
“They say ‘agoro ne fom’ – the work is at the branches – and, so, every appointee, ex-appointee, ex-DCE, every person who is committed to NDC, you have a branch, you have a constituency; assist materially and physically,” Mahama said while speaking at the 27th anniversary lecture of the NDC.
“Go back to the constituency as often as you can and join them in their activities. The work you do in your own constituency and in your own branch is more important than following the flag bearer”, Mr Mahama noted.
The NDC leader is of the view that the party can only wrestle power from the NPP government if every member shows commitment and works hard toward 2020.
The former president’s views are also shared by NDC MP for Kumbungu, Mr Ras Mubarak.
Mr. Mubarak in a post on his Facebook timeline opined that the number of people who follow the former president around on his rounds will do a lot of good to the party if they also go to the branches and campaign for the NDC.
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“We [NDC] have to work twice as hard, prevent the NPP from voter-suppression, and have a captivating message to the nation”, admonishing: “If we can reduce the size of the people who want to be seen following JM [John Mahama] around instead of working at the branches to get the votes out, it would help greatly”.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a 33-year-old Ghanaian by name Albert Amofa, has been stabbed to death in Croydon, London.
According to the police in the UK, the incident happened on Sunday, December 15, 2019.
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