The Council of Elders of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is urging angry party members to rally behind the Minority in Parliament to hold the Nana Addo-led government accountable.
In a statement signed by the Chairman of the Council, Alhaji Mahama Iddrisu, the Council expresses regret over the approval of some ministerial nominees of president Akufo-Addo on March 3, 2021.
However, the Council believes that if the party base supports the minority in Parliament, the NDC will come out stronger than before and demand accountability from the government.
This statement was released after a joint meeting between the Council of Elders of the party and the leadership of the Minority in parliament.
The statement explained that “The Council and the Caucus leadership collectively agreed that the incident of March 3rd, 2021 was regrettable and unfortunate and runs contrary to the principles and values of the party. The Caucus leadership have since pledged to uphold the principles and values of the party in our collective bid to develop our country”.
The statement further called on the leadership of the NDC to resolve any issue relating to the Caucus leadership. It also called on party supporters to remain calm and united.
“The Council urged National leadership of the party to resolve issues relating to the Caucus leadership in Parliament and called on the rank and file of the party to remain calm, and provide the needed support to our Caucus in order to hold the Akufo-Addo government strictly to the principles of probity and accountability.
“The Council remains confident that the party will emerge from this challenges more united and focused to take on government as the NDC strives in pursuit of an inclusive Ghana”, the statement adds.
Source: Ghana Web