Aug 30, 2012 at 2:40pm
President John Mahama Calls For Unity In NDC At Special Delegates Congress In Kumasi
The NDC Special National Delegates Congress has got underway in Kumasi to decide the candidature of John Dramani Mahama as Flagbearer of the Party.
Around 11 O’clock Thursday morning, the Former President and founder of the NDC Jerry John Rawlings, President John Dramani Mahama and Vice President, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur entered the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi to a thunderous applause and deafening jubilation from the delegates.
President John Mahama addressing the Special National Delegates Congress called for unity in the NDC.
He said the party needs to work together to heal the wounds that has divided the party.
President Mahama called on NDC members to use the death of late Prof.
John Evans Atta Mills to open a new door of unity for the party.
He promised to bring togetherness and unity in the National Democratic Congress.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings taking his turn called for unity and renewed commitment within the rank and file of the NDC to ensure victory for the party in the upcoming elections.
He particularly urged supporters of the party to work harder than before because the days of relax are over.
Earlier, Former President Rawlings was given cheers from delegates as he moved to the Podium to deliver this speech.
When the Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur also took his turn to address the delegates, he said there are new opportunities for the party even as they mourn the late President.
He indicated that the party will accept the new challenges and not glory in its past so they can move on.
Meanwhile, the Central Regional delegates of the NDC at the congress have promised President John Dramani Mahama of their 100% vote.
Speaking to Radio Ghana, the Regional Chairman of the party, Samuel Adu Yeboah said the 236 delegates are going to vote for President Mahama.