The United Progressive Party (UPP) has held its 2nd National Delegates Congress in Kumasi with the acclamation of its Founder, Akwasi Addai Odike as its Standard-bearer for the December 7 Presidential election.
Mr. Odike used the occasion to launch the UPP’s Campaign Manifesto with a proclamation that if successful in the elections, a UPP government will change the status quo in the management of Ghana with the promulgation of a long term National Development blueprint.
The 2nd National Delegates Congress of the United Progressive Party, was held in the Ashanti regional capital of Kumasi and attended by delegates from almost all the administrative regions of the country.
The event was used to inaugurate its nine-member National Executive Committee chaired by the Founder, Mr. Akwasi Addai Odike.
After his acclamation as the party’s Standard-bearer for the December 7 Presidential election, Mr. Odike relinquished his national chairmanship position to his 1st National Vice Chairman, Mr. Kenneth Asamoah.
The General Secretary is Mr. Francis Addai.
They were sworn into office for a four-year tenure by the Acting Chairman of the Council of Elders of the party, Bishop Godfred Opoku.
The Founder, Leader of the UPP, Mr. Akwasi Addai Odike launched the 46-page Manifesto.
The National Chairman of the party, Mr. Kenneth Asamoah called for discipline and commitment of the members to guarantee the needed unity ahead of the elections.
Mr. Akwasi Addai Odike assured that when voted into government after the December polls, the UPP government will change the development paradigm of the Country.
Mr. Akwasi Addai Odike assured Ghanaians that, human development and real decentralization will be his preoccupations to enable them hold the government accountable.