Politics of Tuesday, 5 June 2012
The Convention People's Party (CPP) on Tuesday unveiled series of activities to kick start its Election 2012 campaign slated for June 12.
As part of electoral activism to gain momentum for the June 12 official launch, leading members of the party including Dr. Abu Sakara Foster, CPP Flag bearer and Ms Samia Yaba Nkrumah, Leader and Chairperson, paid a visit to Nkroful, the birth place of late President Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah recently.
The entourage visited Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, where Dr Nkrumah’s mortal remains were first kept as well as River Subre, a mysterious river where Nyaniba, Nkrumah’s mother, was said to have stepped on a fish and his son who was then a child strapped at his mother’s back told her to pick the fish.
The visit to Nkroful is to seek spiritual and moral inspiration, Nii Armah Akomfrah, CPP Communications Director told the Ghana News Agency in Accra.
Other members of the delegation were Mr. Bright Akwetey, a leading member of the party, Mr. Abu Forgor, National Organiser, Hajia Hamdatu, National Women's Organiser and Mr. Gordon Etroo, Western Regional Chairman of the party.
The delegation paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Nkrofu, Nana Kwasi Kutuah V, and mourned with Nkrumah's family for the death of Mr. Joseph Eduku Arizi, aged 105, senior brother of Dr Nkrumah.
The delegation introduce Dr Abu Sakara Foster to the elders.**