NDC UK and Ireland has inaugurated two more branches in Hull and Sheffield, totaling the number of branches in the UK to nine.
National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland has opened two more branches of the party following the achievements of President Mahama. The two new branches are in Hull and Shefield respectively, and were inaugurated on February 27.
A lot of international dignitaries were present at the occasion. This included Hon. Victor Smith, Ghana High Commissioner to the UK, National Vice Chairman of the NDC Hon. Ofosu Amofo and Hon. Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, Minister of State at the presidency.
Mr. Kofi Kwakye who is the Chairman of NDC UK and Ireland took the opening address and congratulated all the chapters for the work they put in to ensure the formation of the two new branches. He equally urged the newly elected executives to put in their best and to take their roles serious. He equally pushed for more members in the new branches.
The newly elected executives were sworn into office by Hon. Ofosu Ampofo who encouraged gender balance in future leadership roles in the branches. He equally encouraged people to go back home and vote massively for the NDC which he believes is the way to a better Ghana. Hon. Ampofo also praised the achievements of the NDC In Ghana especially the infrastructural aspect of it, which he described as a sustainable one for the Ghanaian people.
The Ghana High Commissioner to the UK, His Excellency Victor Smith who was the guest speaker for the occasion frowned at the negativities insinuated by the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP). Although he was confident of the achievements of the NDC, he also encouraged the party not to allow itself to be distracted by the negative plots of the NPP.
In the same vein, Hon. Elvis Ankrah commending the achievements of the Mahama administration, and trashed the allegations made by the NPP against the NDC. He equally said that Ghanaians are not prepared to hand over power to the NPP due to the numerous corrupt practices in their records.
All the branches; Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Luton, Birmingham Manchester, London North and London South had their representatives present. The representatives welcomed the new Shiefield and Hull branches to the NDC fraternity in the UK. The two new branches however, totals the number of UK branches to nine.