May 27, 2024

Former President John Dramani Mahama is scheduled to attend the long-awaited inauguration of the Council of Elders at the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Party Headquarters today November 27, 2023.

The event, aimed at fostering the smooth running of the party, comes almost a year after the national elections, raising concerns and questions about the delay.

NDC, known for its prominent role in Ghanaian politics, has faced mounting pressure over the prolonged delay in inaugurating the Council of Elders.

The council plays crucial role in the decision making process of the party especially in the naming of a running mate to the flagbearer.

And the blame has been dropped at the door steps of the flagbearer who is being accused of exhibiting nonchalant attitude.

This vital organ of the party is responsible for providing guidance, wisdom, and institutional memory, ensuring the party’s stability and adherence to its core values.

The delay has left party members and supporters questioning the reasons behind the extended postponement.
Some speculate that internal disagreements and power struggles within the party might have contributed to the delay.

Others argue that the NDC may have faced challenges in selecting suitable candidates for the Council of Elders, leading to the protracted process.

The NDC Party, under the leadership of Mr. Mahama, has been striving to maintain unity and cohesion within its ranks.

The inauguration of the Council of Elders is seen as a crucial step toward achieving this goal, as it will provide an established platform for resolving internal disputes, promoting dialogue, and enhancing party discipline.

Despite the prolonged delay, party members and supporters remain hopeful that the inauguration will mark a new chapter in the NDC’s journey.

They anticipate that the Council of Elders will play a pivotal role in guiding the party’s decision-making processes, strategizing for future elections, and solidifying its position as a formidable political force in Ghana.

The presence of Mr. Mahama, a respected figure within the NDC, at today’s inauguration is expected to boost morale among party members. His attendance demonstrates the significance the party places on the establishment of the Council of Elders and its commitment to internal democracy.

As the NDC gathers for this milestone event, all eyes will be on the newly inaugurated Council of Elders expected to be chaired BT Alhaji Mahama Iddrisu. Its ability to foster unity, resolve conflicts, and provide wise counsel will play a crucial role in shaping the party’s future trajectory. The NDC, with its rich history and dedicated membership, undoubtedly hopes that this inauguration will mark the beginning of a new era of growth, solidarity, and success.

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