An aspiring National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Akwesi Osei Agyei has said the NPP needs unity to remain formidable in order to break the 8-year cycle.
Addressing the press on Tuesday February 22 to announce his intention of becoming the next National Chairman of the NPP, the Former Foreign Affairs Minister who doubles as the former Member of Parliament for Ejisu-Juaben Constituency in the Ashanti Region, commended party stalwarts for their hard work in service to the NPP’s tradition, especially in the 2020 general election.
“It is an honour for me to say kudos to the ever-cherished gallant men and women of the New Patriotic Party for their hard work in service to our great tradition, of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), towards our electoral victories, especially in the 2020 general elections. I truly believe that both executive and non-executive members deserve commendation and reward” he said.
The aspiring chairman advised that to break the 8, it is imperative for the NPP to choose experienced and mature leaders with the requisite wisdom to go back to the tradition of the party and, resurrect the spirit of old and uphold the values of service, sacrifice, and reward of the great party.
Mr. Osei-Agyei, vowed to empower the grassroots, strengthen internal democracy and foster consensus building within the party.
He further admonished party stalwarts to consciously unite the NPP to make it formidable and attractive for purposes of breaking the 8.
“We must consciously unite the NPP to make it formidable and attractive for purposes of breaking the 8,” he said.
Mr. Akwasi Osei-Agyei became an official member of the party for Ejisu Juaben from 1992-1996.
The former MP has risen through the ranks of political appointments.
He was appointed as the deputy minister for Trade and Industry in 2003. Mr Akwasi Osei-Agyei later became a substantive minister for Foreign Affairs in July 2007-2009.
Some Committees served by Mr. Osei-Agyei include, House Appointment, Trade and Industry Tourism Communication Finance.