An aspiring Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Cezar Kale, has urged party members to give him chance to implement policies that would improve the welfare of the grassroots.
According to him, when given the nod, he would implement comprehensive welfare system for party executives from the branch to national level who might suffer economically as a result of political inclination.
Mr Kale made this known when THE REPUBLIC caught up with him at the NDC headquarters in Accra after he was vetted and cleared to contest for Deputy General Secretary.
He said, the system to be put in place would support executives through skills empowerment and financial support.
“There is no rewards system for party executives when their government is in power and they even become vulnerable when we lose power,” he said.
As a strategic anchor to the general secretary, he also intends to ensure the effective coordination of party activities in order to bridge the internal communication gap between party executive and grassroots members.
He called on delegates to elect leaders with fresh zeal and ideas in moving the party forward to win the 2020 election.
While promising to conduct clean and peaceful campaign, Mr Kale urged colleague aspirants to desist from campaign of invectives and insults as the national executive contest is not a do-and-die affair.
“It is not a world war. We should do this campaign with respect, serenity and some kind of decency. By so doing, candidates with best messages will emerge,” he said.
He fold the paper that unity is needed within the party as a basic requirement for victory in the 2020 election.
“We don’t need to be good friends to be able to work together. After all, families in the same house do have fracas. And if we are able to come together to solve our problems, I can assure you, we have won 2020,” he said.
Mr Kale whois a Trained Teacher therefore urged members to let go some of the lapses that occurred and forged in unity toward victory in 2020.
“Some inertia has set in. Let’s overcome this inertia by introducing prompt way of doing things,” he added.
He said, he has been a member of the NDC since 1992, was a Tabiasi Branch Secretary from 1995 to 1997; the Tertiary Education Institutions Network (TEIN) executive member for the University of Education Winneba, Kumasi Campus, from 1998 to 2001 and the TEIN President of the Upper West Region from 2001 to 2004.
Mr Kale also held the position of the Regional Secretary for the Upper West Region of NDC from 2005 to 2009, worked as a presidential staffer at the Office of the President from 2013 to 2017 and is a former deputy regional minister of the Upper West Region from 2009 to 2013.
He was also the NDC Upper West Regional Campaign Coordinator during the 2016 election.
He is optimistic of winning the deputy general secretary position due to his vast political experience and the call from party members to serve the party at a higher level.
Source: therepublicnewsonline.com/Felix Nyaaba