PPP ready for merger ahead of election 2020

Nii Allotey Brew Hammond said the PPP is ready to merge with other political parties in a bid to form an alternative political force.

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The party said the alliance with other political parties will establish a strong and viable alternative political movement to kick out the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 2020.

The National Chairman of the PPP, Nii Allotey Brew Hammond, at a press conference said the PPP is ready to merge with other political parties in a bid to form an alternative political force.

He said "The National Committee approved a resolution to work to establish a strong viable alternative political movement in Ghana. After careful consideration, the party wishes to invite like-minded progressive political parties and individuals to discuss and reach agreements to forge an alternative to the NPP and the NDC to contest election 2020 and beyond.

"Indeed, the 2008 elections gave this same indication that the people wanted change but felt their choice of the change agent was limited," he added.

He said the winner-takes-all posture by the NPP and the NDC will not inure to the benefit of the country.

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"So we do not want to wait until elections time to start pulling that like-minded forces together. We do not care for the repetition of campaign slogans; we believe that only an alternative moment will make this happen," he added.

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