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General News of Monday, 26 February 2018

Source: classfmonline.com

Mac Manu retained as International Democrats Union's Vice Chair

The International Democrats Union (IDU) party leaders’ conference has re-elected its Vice Chairman Mr Peter Mac Manu to a second term of office.

Mr Manu, who doubles as the Honorary Chair of the Democrats Union of Africa (DUA) was re-nominated by the leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to vie for the position.

Director of International Affairs of the NPP, Emmanuel Attafuah-Danso, said in a statement that Mr Manu’s re-nomination was a result of the confidence the party has had in him given his experience, qualities and hard work which is reckoned to have given a boost to the working of both local as well as the international union.

The IDU annual party leaders’ conference took place in Spain and brought together party leaders of all the center-right political parties in their alliance across the world.

The meeting served as an occasion to elect into office members of the Board of Executive Committee of the IDU and to discuss and take stock of its programmes, activities and general core mandate.

The NPP was represented by the National Chairman, Mr Fredrick Worsemao Armah Blay, the General Secretary, Mr John Boadu as well as the Director of International Affairs, Mr Emmanuel Attafuah-Danso.

The statement by the NPP also added that they “appreciate and owe debt of gratitude to all sister party members of the IDU and DUA, who supported this worthy cause of Mr Mac Manu’s nomination and re-election”.

“Finally, we extend our congratulations to Mr Peter Mac Manu the IDU, DUA and the entire rank and file of the NPP for their continuous support.

“Instructively, the role of H.E the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo in supporting the nomination and re-election of Mr. Mac Manu is very much heartwarming and commendable,” the release added.