A flagbearer aspirant in the upcoming presidential National Democratic Congress (NDC)presidential primaries, Professoe Joshua Alabi, has said the party currently needs what he has termed a leadership of transformation for victory 2020.
The aspirant in an exclusive interview with Kwabena Agyapong said party members in 2016 failed to vote for the party because they saw leaders as arrogant and lack what it took to transform the party.
Apathy he lamented took over the party with members failing to vote for the party, a situation he said contributed massively to its defeat.
Professor Alabi said, the party would need a leader with the ability to make the party attractive and also put in place measures to transform it and bring about positive development.
Hr said, the NDC is a strong party and it success is premised on the grassroot and so, I have promised to consult them when I am a bout to appoint leaders for my government.
“I have also promised to provide an office for each constituency. This policy was mocked by other aspirants but today, this same aspirants are also championing that same promise.”
He has promised to provide an account for each constituency with a fix deposit so the profits are used to finance activities of the party.
Professor described himself as an experienced farmer with great skill in tractor operation.
He is also a celebrated and award wining marketer with many years of experience.
He said when it comes to youth leadership, I have great experience, I am a former MP and my political and experience in national leadership is unmatched.
“I have sacrificed enough for the party and I think I am the best person for the position as presidential candidate .
Professor Alabi has promised to use agriculture, science and technology and trade and industry to create more a than thousand jobs.
Under his leadership as president, he is promising to allow agric students to put in proposals, defend the proposals for government intervention that wold allow them to have their own farms.
He believes with this base support, the students would do better and help in reducing the unemployment rate drastically.
He described his vetting as great and said relevant questions were asked by the committee and I also provided good answers, he concluded.