The National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, has confirmed that the Minority Caucus leadership change was approved by the party.
Mr. Nketiah stated that the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has been officially notified.
He claimed that the party’s new leadership changes were strategic.
He also stated that previous leadership and the Caucus were informed of the changes.
He explained that the party has begun reorganizing its structures to compete in the 2024 election.
He stated that the party has held elections from the branches to the national level and the change in leadership was the next.
He added that, in terms of timing, the new Minority leaders are in line with how the national reorganization is being pursued.
“We started re-organization of our structures to be able to position ourselves to fight election 2024,” he said.
“We started more than a year ago, we started at the branch level. We have since done elections in about 40, 000 branches and then from there we proceeded to the constituency level. We are done largely with all the constituencies, we have done regional elections and we just completed our national election and the next is to look at our leadership in Parliament. That is what we have just done,” he said.
“In terms of timing, it’s in line with the way we are prosecuting the national reorganization, in terms of why?, what it tells you is that the only constant thing is change. Since the environment is changing, leadership must change along with the new environment,” he said.