The 17years of continuous service of Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketia to the NDC comes to an end this December following the party’s upcoming national executive elections.
The General Secretary made the announcement himself on Wednesday, September 21 where he indicated that he may contest Samuel Ofosu Ampofo in the chairmanship race.
If he doesn't, he said he will just retire.
Commenting on this, the party's Director of Elections, who is aspiring to replace the chief scribe, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, has applauded his (Asiedu Nketia's) contribution to the party in his capacity as General Secretary for the past 17 years.
“… I will like to congratulate the venerable Johnson Asiedu Nketia for 17 years of dedicated service to our great party the NDC. It takes a person of some exceptional qualities to be able to hold such a sensitive position for all these years.
“He has been at the forefront of the evolution of the NDC over all these years and so I will like on behalf of myself and the rest of us, who have worked with him for all these years, to commend him and congratulate him for all his services to our great party,” he said in an interview.
He added that “he is a great personality and definitely an institution. We have learnt a lot from him… May the good Lord strengthen him so that as some of us aspire to step in his shoes, we can continue to count on his wisdom, guidance and storehouse of knowledge.”
Dr. Peter Boamah Otokunor, the current Deputy General Secretary, is also vying to succeed his boss, Johnson Asiedu Nketia.