It appears the race to who becomes the National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress will be a keen one.
The current General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah who for some time now is rumored to be interested in contesting for the position of National Chairman has officially released his posters.
If the campaign posters are anything to go by, then the race will be a straight fight between Johnson Asiedu Nketiah and the current National Chairman of the NDC , Samuel Ofosu Ampofo.
Possible Devision Within The NDC
Some political observers have warned of a possible division within the opposition NDC due the how strong the two contenders are .
This is because, if care is not taken, supporters of the two bigwigs in the party may be engage in unhealthy campaigns which may affect the unity of the party.
It is therefore incumbent on the two party bigwigs to thread cautiously during the campaign period in order to maintain a united front ahead of the crucial 2024 elections.
Disagreement Among Party Members
The decision by the General Secretary of the NDC to contest for the position of National Chairman has raised concerns by a section of party members who think that, he shouldn’t have contested for the position having serve as General Secretary of the party for over 10 years.
But, some party members believed that, the General Secretary can contest for any position even after serving as the chief scribe of the party.
Others also believed that, should the Asiedu Nketiah becomes the National Chairman of the NDC, the leadership of the party will still be the same as it will be the same face being experienced when he was the General Secretary of the party.
From above , it is clear that, the NDC must make put in place measures to curb any possible actions that will derail the unity of the party and affect its chances of wrestling political power from the ruling New Patriotic party in 2024 which is determined to break the 8 year political cycle .