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New Patriotic Party

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) is a liberal democratic and conservative party in Ghana and one of two dominant parties in Ghanaian politics. The party is center-right, its leading rival being the National Democratic Congress (NDC). It supplied former president John Agyekum Kufuor.At the elections, held on 7 December 2004, the party won 129 out of 230 seats. The NPP candidate was John Kufuor, who was re-elected president with 52.75% of the vote. The party symbol is the elephant and the party colors are red, white, and blue.

In Ghanaian general election, 2008, the NPP candidate Nana Akufo-Addo lost the presidential election in a closely contested runoff, with Akufo-Addo receiving 49.77% of the votes, versus 50.23% for John Atta Mills, the NDC flag bearer.

In the Ghanaian general election, 2012, the party faced a similar situation. Akufo-Addo lost the election with 47.74% of the vote, while incumbent President of Ghana John Mahama won 50.7%.


National Chairman Jake Otanka Obestebi-Lamptey
First National Vice Chairman Fred Oware
Second Vice Chairman Sheik Damba
Third Vice Chairman Sophia Honner-Sam
National Treasurer Esther Ofori
National Organiser Lord Commey
General Secretary Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie
Address H/No. C. 912/2, Duade Street,
Kokomlemle. Accra.
Tel. 233 302 220864/227951
Web Site Official Page
Akufo-Addo 2012
Parliamentary Candidates
Manifesto Transforming Lives,Transforming Ghana
Presidential Candidate (2012) Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo
Vice Presidential Candidate (2012) Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia