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NPP Postpones National Conference


The National Delegates Conference of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) which is scheduled for 15 to 17 June 2018 in Koforidua has been postponed to 7 July.

The postponement is to accommodate the Eid festivities of the Muslim community.

The conference shall, among other things, elect national officers who will steer the affairs of the party for the next four years.

The conference would be attended by members of the National Council, members of the National Executive Committee, all members of the Regional Executive Committee, all members of the Constituency Executive Committee and 15 members of the National Council of Elders.

The others are 12 delegates from every external branch as defined under Article 8 (2) of the party’s constitution, one member of the Tertiary Students Confederacy of the NPP (TESCON), who could be the president or his/her designated representative from each of the recognised tertiary institutions in the country, 15 patrons elected from among themselves, founder members across the country who are signatories to the registration documents of the party at the Electoral Commission, all NPP members of Parliament in the region; and all party members who are ministers, deputy ministers and metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs).

In line with the constitution of the party, the presence of at least one-third of the delegates to the National Annual Delegates’ Conference would be necessary to constitute a quorum for the conference.

Source: ClassFMonline

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