An aspirant of the National Chairmanship of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Alhaji Huudu Yahaya has said what the party needs now is a chairman who will unite the rank and file and instill discipline among members.
He also urged delegates to look out for a chairman who is competent and ready to strengthen party structures to recapture power come 2020.
Alhaji Yahaya made these remarks when he brief journalists in Tamale on his campaign tour of some parts of the country. He has so far toured eight regions and yet to end his tour of the Upper East and Upper West Regions.
He said commitment to the values and principles of the party must be adhered to by the rank and file, saying that values and principles of a political party bring to bear when it is in government.
According to Alhaji Yahaya, the grassroots of the party are not happy, due to what he termed neglect by party authorities and promised that under his chairmanship branch members will be rewarded for their hard work and loyalty.