[ 2012-05-07 ]
CPP picks presidential candidate Saturday
The Convention People's Party has fixed this
Saturday to elect a presidential candidate for the
2012 presidential elections.
A little over 2,000 delegates are expected to
choose between Accra-based lawyer, Bright Akwetey
and 2008 Vice Presidential candidate of the party,
Dr. Abu Sakara.
The election of a flagbearer has been the source
of major controversy in the CPP with the
resignation of the 2008 presidential candidate, Dr
Papa Kwesi Nduom allegedly linked to the delay.
Ahead of this weekend's congress, Joy News' Sammy
Darko called up the Party Chair, Samia Nkrumah and
asked how serious the party was about capturing
She said the party was now cohesive and united and
determined to reverse its dwindling fortunes in
the country's elections.
Samia insisted the two aspirants were both
“capable men, they are competent men, they have
served the party well and I am sure they will
serve Ghana well.”
She said the CPP was also working hard to increase
its representation in Parliament in the
The congress to elect the flagbearer comes off at
Source - Joy News
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