The Greater Accra regional ZONGO Caucus Coordinator of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Ismaila Ali aka Horoya has organised a sensitization Programme for the Zongo Caucus Coordinators and secretaries across the region.
The event held under the theme: “Building Capacity of the Zongo Caucus for victory 2020”, has concioutise the constituency coordinators on the key points of the party’s constitution and also brainstorm on the party’s action plan for the next two years.
Chief Biney, the Deputy National Organizer of the NDC, commended Horoya, GA Regional Zongo Caucus Coordinator for providing the platform to educate NDC executives and members on their functions and responsibilities for the party.
Addressing the participants he noted that the NDC in opposition needs a strong and vibrant organization to help recapture power from the ruling NPP and that Horoya Ali, GA Regional Zongo Caucus Coordinator has taken the lead which paved the way for others to learn.
Chief Biney also observed events like this help send strong signals to the electorates that the NDC is still a serious party and a force to be reckoned with come election 2020. This, he said gives the signals that the future is very bright and there is hope for the party.
The event noted Zongos of present day is different from the olden days Zongo because of the creation of the Zongo Ministry and for that matter the NDC needs to up its game in order to win massive votes in the Zongos nationwide.
Chief Biney implored the leadership of the Zongo Caucus nationwide to work hard to defuse the empty promises of the NPP government in the zongos.
The Deputy National Organizer called on other regional Zongo Caucus Coordinators to emulate the good examples of Horoya Ali to implement such programmes in their respective regions to help educate and sensitize the party’s members on their functions and responsibilities.
In his welcome address, Ismaila Ali alias Horoya called on all NDC members in the region to forgive each other and forge ahead as a party in unison . “We must bury our differences and work together for the benefit of the NDC”.
He indicated that programme is part of his outfit’s plans to prepare and mobilise the Zongo communities to vote massively the NDC candidates come 2020 elections GA Region.
However, the GA Regional NDC Coordinator expressed worry over inadequate logistical and financial support given by the party to the Zongos. To this, he called on the NDC national leadership to revise and correct the mistakes of the past which is hindering the vibrancy of the party in the Zongos.
“The neglect, under resourcing and lack of fair distribution of resources are among other things the factors that must be revised heading to election 2020”, he emphasized.
Horoya requested for the provision of a full fledge secretariat for the Zongo Caucus in the Greater Accra Region considering the tremendous role of the Zongo Caucus plays in the NDC.
He expressed his appreciation to one, Okyere Darko, an NDC member in the Ayawaso East Constituency for single handedly sponsoring the programme.
Mr. Darko in his solidarity message also reiterated the call for unity in the NDC and called on all to support the party with the little that they can to help make the party vibrant .
He cautioned the party leadership against repeating the mistakes of the past and also reminded all members that they have key roles to play for victory 2020.
The one day event which brought together both national and regional executives of the party was chaired by Mr. Olabode Williams, the NDC Ayawaso East Constituency Chairman .
The programme was graced by the National Organizer, Captain rtd. Joshua Akamba, National Zongo Caucus Coordinator, Alhaji Arimiyawo alias Cool Younger , Baba Lamin Sadat, a National Executive Member, Deputy National Organizer, Chief Biney; others were the constituency Chairmen, Secretaries and Zongo Caucus Coordinators across the region.
Source: tgerepublicnewsonline.com/Delali Awuyeh