Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet
A former General Secretary of the Convention People’s Party CPP who is looking for to become the flag bearer of the party in 2016, Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, has called upon the rank and file of the CPP to vote for a candidate that can unite the party toward this year’s elections.
He requested that he is calling upon all CPP delegates to vote for the person who will galvanize and energies all the talents of the party with a better charm.
The CPP has scheduled its presidential primaries for Saturday, January 29 to Sunday, January 30, 2016.
So far, 4 candidates have picked and submitted nomination forms to compete the primaries. They include Mr Bright Akwetey, a lawyer and leading member of the party, Mr Joseph Agyepong, businessman and a party stalwart in the diaspora and Madam Yaba Samia Nkrumah, a former chairperson of the party and former MP for Jomoro,.
Mr Greenstreet, who is a lawyer, expressed regret in an exclusive interview with media, over the unfortunate departure of Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, who was the presidential candidate of the party for the 2008 election, and a sizeable membership of the leadership of the party after the 2011 party congress.
He equally lamented the recent threat of Dr Abu Sakara, the 2012 presidential candidate to leave the CPP and said that, these are unusual happenings that a serious party should entertain.
But according to Mr Greenstreet, who was elected as General Secretary of the CPP when he campaigned on a neutral ticket and above all had the capacity to work well with all those factional interests.
Mr Greenstreet asked rhetorically, “Do you call it a disadvantage? on the question of his wheelchair disadvantage, as he uses wheelchair after surviving the fatal accident.
Mr Greenstreet stated that UN statistics specified that approximately 10 % of population in Ghana had some form of disability and that if Ghana’s population was 26 million in terms of voters, this represented 2.6 million potential and very loyal votes.
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