I will take you to the green street when voted into power—Ivor Greenstreet pledges
The Flagbearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Ivor Kobina Greenstreet has promised Ghanaians to take the country to the green streets when elected into power.
According to him, the time has come for Ghanaians to vote for the CPP for massive transformation.
Speaking in a media interview after declared as winner from the Saturday CPP elections, Mr Greenstreets indicated that CPP was the best party which would deliver to the people of the country and give a facelift to the economy.
“Everywhere that I have gone on the campaign trail all that I get is where is the CPP that will deliver for the people of Ghana?” he queried.
Mr Greenstreet expressed his commitment to transform the economy and the country when voted into power and stressed the need for Ghanaians to put him into a test after testing the NPP and the NDC.
“Today I give you my pledge that the CPP will deliver for the people. It will deliver the social justice that will make this country a better and more equal place with opportunity for all,” he added.
Mr Greenstreet has been retained for the third time, as the flag bearer of the CPP, at the its twin delegates congress held across the country at the weekend.
He polled 1,364 to beat his closest contender, Mr Bright Akwetey who polled 597 in a race which was largely seen as a two horse race.
The other contender, Mr Divine Ayivor garnered only 171 votes.
Similarly, Nana Akosua Frimpomaa Kumakuma who was the party’s running-mate in the 2012 general elections was elected as the National Chairperson to steer the affairs of the party for the next four years.
She polled 915 votes to beat the acting National Chairperson, Hajia Hamdatu Ibrahim and three others who polled 682 votes, 362 and 164 votes respectively.
Other elected executives were, Onsy Kwame Nkrumah, Vice Chair, former Public Affairs Director for the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), Nana Yaa Akyempim Jantuah as General Secretary, and Aisha Sulley Futa, Women Organiser.
The rest were, Moses Yirimbo Ambing, Organiser, Osei Kofi Acquah, Youth Organiser, and Emmanuel Opare Oduro, Treasurer.
Meanwhile, the Central Committee of the party would take over from the Interim Oversight Committee (IOC) this week, to steer the affairs of the party for the 2020 elections.
The Chairman of the Vetting Committee, Nana Mireku Tumi who disclosed this to the media said this Thursday they would steer the affairs of the party and decide when to launch their manifesto.
“The Central Committee which is the highest decision making body of the CPP and made up of all the national executives and 16 regional Chairmen will take over from the Interim Oversight Committee the Thursday after the elections,” he said.