Journey Back To Jubilee House begins Now — Mahama
Former President John Dramani Mahama has pledged to give the needed support to anyone who emerges as the flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the party’s quest to wrest power from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 presidential election.
According to him, the journey back to the Jubilee House had started and that he would give his best to make that vision attainable.
Addressing delegates at the party’s congress in Accra last Saturday, he said “we have begun our journey back to the Jubilee House, and on my part, I can confidently promise you all that I shall continue to provide the needed support and encouragement on that journey, and it will not matter who the flag bearer of our party is.”
Towards that end, he reminded the teeming crowd of party faithful that it was important for them to keep in mind that the choices they made last Saturday would contribute to the determination of the future of the NDC and Ghana.
“We must, therefore, put our best foot forward to rescue Ghana from the abysmal performance of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the NPP,” he stressed.
He believes President Akufo-Addo cannot fulfil most of the promises he made before coming to power. According to him, the New Patriotic Party administration has been fraught with promises upon promises with little action towards delivering them hence Ghana needs a transformational leader like him to put the country on the right track.
Over the weekend saw The National Democratic Congress electing national executives who will lead the party in its quest to unseat the governing New Patriotic Party in the 2020 general elections.
The importance of the 9th Delegates’ congress cannot be overemphasized as the party hopes the new crop of executives will lead the team to oust the incumbent party.
Chairman of the Planning Committee Alex Segbefia confidently asserted that by the time the new executives are ready to go through another delegates elections, the NDC will be the government in power.
About 15,000 people, made up of 9,350 delegates and 5,650 observers, thronged the premise to decide the fate of the 65 candidates vying for various positions.