The New Patriotic Party’s Ayawaso Central Chairman has urged party leaders in the Greater Accra region not to become complacent ahead of the 2024 national elections.
Chairman Bismark Boateng stated that the 2024 general elections will not be simple, thus they must approach them with all the seriousness they deserve.
He believes that anyone who portrays the elections or the agenda for breaking the 8-year jinx as an easy road is lying.
He made the remarks during an interview on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm’s Frontline with host Kwabena Agyapong.
To the party in the Greater Accra region, “we should bear in mind that breaking the 8-year jinx is not an easy thing. So as party executives, we should not be complacent. If you perceive the 2024 general elections as an easy journey, then you are deceiving yourself.
It is not an easy journey. But the hope we have in this journey is that we have finished our primaries and there is an understanding. We have gone into an election where nobody has complained of unfairness or the rigged process of cheating. That is what we have to be proud of.”
He also praised the party for successfully organising the primaries, describing them as free, fair, and transparent.
We have to be proud of ourselves for organising such credible, transparent, free, and fair elections. We should remain united because, when we are united, victory will be ours. If we are divided or allow division to creep into our party, we will be defeated in the 2024 general elections.
I will encourage the leadership of the party in the Greater Accra region to embark on activities that can patch up the differences so that we will all remain united and win the elections. Our only opponent is the NDC. We have gone into internal elections, and we are done with it. All those who lost should accept defeat. To those who won, if possible, call those who lost, encourage them, and work with them towards the party’s victory. The party can also take up the challenge and call all those who contested, patch up any differences, and encourage those who lost to congratulate the winners.”
He went on to state that the party’s performance in the 2020 general elections was not the best and that if the party won the 2024 general elections, it would largely be dependent on the efforts and hard work of the Greater Accra Region.
“We did not perform well in 2020, and so we have to do our best in 2024. We have to appreciate our votes with the calibre of candidates we have elected,” he concluded.
By: Rashid Obodai Provencal/Rainbowradioonline.com/Ghana