- The NPP won the 2016 elections by 53.85% margin
- The committee led by Kwesi Botchway was set up by the NDC to investigate the factors that caused the party's defeat
- The party's executive council are optimistic about the findings of the report.
The research report that will highlight the factors that led to the defeat of the National Democratic Congress in the 2016 general elections, will be presented to the party on June 19.
The report, put together by a 13-member committee that was set up by the party and led by the former Finance and Economic Planning minister, Prof. Kwesi Botchwey, spent theearly months of the year, touring the country gathering information.
The committee met with regional executives and supporters of the NDC, and investigated the cause of the low votes in certain areas, in an attempt to determine why the party lost the elections.
According to a MyJoyOnline.com report, the deputy general secretary of the NDC, Koku Anyidoho revealed that the report will be presented to the party's executive council at their headquarters on June 19.
The NDC secretary noted that the findings of the committee will shed some light on what measures need to be put in place to improve the party's standing in the political sphere in the country, as well as restore the broken branches in the party following their defeat.
"We believe that the unity that has characterised the celebration of our [NDC’s] 25th Anniversary celebrations and the founder’s [J.J Rawlings’] active participation, has re-energized the base of the party," Mr. Anyidoho said.
He further stated the leadership of the party were optimistic about what the report would present, as they look to revitalize the party with the clarity of the findings.
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