Former Sports Minister, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah has shared his ambitions on contesting for the General Secretary position of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).
The former Director of Election in announcing his intention to contest the General Secretary position of the party said his priority is to engage disgruntled cadres and party members in order to unify the party.
He said, for the party to win power, it needs to be united and that will be his focus to bring those who feel neglected by the party on board.
“The general approach is to bring everybody on board. I know so many people. You know it’s not as if there is a deliberate attempt to sideline anybody, it’s just an evolution of the party and even the society.
“We are both physical and spiritual beings so you don’t want to have very key strategic people walking around with bitterness. Of course there is some bitterness which is unfounded,” Mr. Ankrah said.
Adding that, the key strategy is to bring people who habour bitterness and address any issues to form a united front.
He added, “If you are harbouring bitterness in your heart for no reason, you will die, but people who genuinely feel they’ve been neglected there is a way to bring them back and bring the spirit of the party back. That is what win elections and it is going to be a major thing and I’m well positioned to do that.”
The National Democratic Congress has slated December 17, 2022 for its national conference which will have the party elect its national executive to oversee the party for the next four years.
They have always announced the constituency and regional elections to take place in October and November repectively.