NPP must learn from NDC – Youth Organiser aspirant

National Youth Organizer hopeful for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dominic Kwesi Eduah[/caption] National Youth Organizer hopeful for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dominic Kwesi Eduah, has encouraged party members to take a cue from the National Democratic Congress (NDC). He is of the view that there are a lot of lessons to learn, especially from the NDC founder, Jerry John Rawlings, who is always concerned the NDC party is losing its identity. According to him, Jerry John Rawlings, in his recent address at the 39th anniversary durbar to mark the June 4 uprising, talked about the need to connect with the party grassroots and that is what should keep a party together. Speaking on Onua FM’s Yen Nsempa about his vision for the NPP, Mr. Kwesi Eduah told host Bright Kwasi Asempa Tuesday, June 5, that the grassroots of the party must be respected. “The job is underground and that is why [former] President Rawlings told the NDC [Monday] that ‘our party has almost become a clone of what the other side used to be. Elitism and gross display of affluence have almost engulfed us and as I stated in 2017, we are still at the crossroads’,” he said. “We should live with the grassroots. We should let the grassroots know we have not left them,” he added. Mr. Kwesi Eduah reiterated the comments by Mr Rawlings should not be taken for granted and the NPP party should not leave the grassroots because they form a majority in the party. The aspiring Youth Organizer explained that he has been working with the youth in the party since he was appointed as the Deputy Youth Organizer four years ago and will continue working with them at the grassroots. On his achievements as Deputy Youth Organizer, he said he was very supportive to the then substantive National Youth Organizer, Sammy Awuku, and together they chalked a lot of successes. “I worked to make sure Sammy Awuku succeeds so I am part of his success.”

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