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Politics of Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Source: NDC

NDC confirms John Mahama as party leader

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) encourages its members and the nation to remain calm and firm in this difficult time as the country mourns the demise of Professor John Evans Atta Mills, former President of the Republic of Ghana and leader of the NDC.

The NEC wishes to inform members that His Excellency, President John Dramani Mahama becomes the leader of the Party under Article 26:1 of the NDC Constitution which states that, ‘the president of the Republic who is a member of the Party is the leader of the Party when it is in government”.

The NEC assures members that the party hierarchy is meeting in Accra to discuss plans and arrangements for the funeral of the late leader and President.

Meanwhile, the NDC has opened a book of condolence at the Party national headquarters, Kokomlemle in Accra to the public to sign in memory of our great leader, President J.E.A. Mills.

SIGN: 25/07/2012 Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, General Secretary.