- Dan Abodapki a founding member of the NDC is concerned about the fate of the party
- The NDC, he argues, has veered off its ideal objectives of social accountability
- Dan Abodapki says the party has become a huge elephant standing on clay feet
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A former vice chairman of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dan Abodapki, is concerned about what he fears to be the imminent collapse of the party.
According to him, the main reason the party lost the 2020 elections is because leaders left behind the welfare of the grassroots. He believes the party has veered from the basic principles of which the NDC was founded.
“It is unfortunate that even though we are the originators of that idea (formation of Unit Committees) our party today is not firmly rooted at the unit or branch level. We have become a huge elephant, not the NPP elephant. A huge elephant standing on clay feet,” he warned.
In a related development, founding member of the NDC, Goosie Tanoh says Ghana is in crisis as a result of insecurity, extreme poverty and other social challenges.
Speaking on the theme, "Securing NDCs Future", at a programme organized by some NDC affiliated groups, he stated Ghana needs a party that can provide solutions to the challenges, this he says the NDC can do with a united front.
“I believe the NDC can deal with the issues in the country. I believe the NDC has the power to become the dominant force in the time to come. We must deal with the ills of the country,” he stated.
So far, it is expected that John Mahama will lead the party in the 2024 general elections.
The Communications officer of the party, Sammy Gyamfi, revealed in an interview with the media that John Mahama is still the best pick for the party in the 2024 elections.
But there are internal wrangling within the party as the Former Deputy General Secretary of the main opposition NDC has alleged that the former president, John Dramani Mahama, hated John Evans Atta Mills.
According to the expelled member of the NDC, Mahama failed to construct a road infront of the Atta-Mills Institute because he hates the former president of blesses memory.
“Why did John Dramani Mahama hate his boss President John Atta-Mills and extended the hate to Koku Anyidohu? Why did John Mahama refuse to build the Asomdwe Park? Let the world know that I do not hate JM; he hates me because of my loyalty to President Atta Mills,” he wondered.
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