Postmortem NDC committee to probe election defeat presents report

The 13-member committee has been touring the entire country engaging the rank and file of the NDC

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Former Finance Minister, Professor Kwesi Botchwey play

Former Finance Minister, Professor Kwesi Botchwey

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The 13-member committee outdoored by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to investigate the party’s defeat to the New Patriotic Party in the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections will present its final report today, June 13, 2017.

The 13-member committee has been touring the entire country engaging the rank and file of the NDC, taking their views and concerns on the possible cause of the party’s historic defeat in the polls.

The committee was chaired by former finance minister Professor Kwesi Botchwey.

READ MORE: NDC committee to probe defeat begins work

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) defeated President John Mahama by 53.8 percent to 44.4 percent in the December polls.

Nana Addo secured 5,716,609 votes, representing 53.84 per cent of the valid votes cast whiles President John Mahama secured 4,713,277 votes, representing 44.40 per cent.

Read more: MMDCEs will be elected in my Government – Nana Addo

play Former finance minister, Professor Kwesi Botchwey


The committee’s work confronted a lot of challenges together with some youth preventing one of its meetings.

The 90-day deadline given to the committee was prolonged by a minimum of a month to allow it full its work.

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