June 14, 2021
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The National Democratic Congress remains one of the biggest political parties in Ghana. The party has contributed immensely to the development of the country through the various projects they have undertaken when they had the chance to rule Ghana.

The party was funded by the late President Jerry John Rawlings. He built the party on the principles of probity and accountability. Over the years, the NDC has won various elections and has lost some. Many leaders have led the party since its inception. Some of these leaders have departed to eternity with the rest working to make sure the party wins the next election.

The Party is celebrating its 29th anniversary and a lot of activities have been instituted to mark the day. The Sad news is that some heroes of the party are currently no more to witness the day. Let’s hold a minute’s silence for the souls of Mr. Kwabena Adjei, John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills, Paa Kwasi Amissah Arthur, and Jerry John Rawlings who have unfortunately died.

Dr. Kwabena Adjei

He was one of the pillars of the National Democratic Congress. Dr. Kwabena Adjei was a member of parliament for the Biakoye Constituency in the Oti Region. He was a key founding member of the National Democratic Congress. Dr. Kwabena Adjei became the national Chairman of the NDC. He was born in 1943 and died in 2019.

Professor John Evans Atta Mills

He was a leading member of the National Democratic Congress who served as a Vice President and won an election to become President. He has also played a very important role in the growth of the National Democratic Congress. Professor John Evans Atta Mills died in 2012 whilst serving his mandate as the President.

Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur

He was an economist who worked with the Bank of Ghana as its governor from 2009 to 2012. He became a Vice President of Ghana in 2012 following the death of Professor John Evans Atta Mills. Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur was one of the prominent members of the umbrella family. He died in 2018.

Jerry John Rawlings

He is regarded as the founder of the NDC. He has been widely celebrated for his role in the stable democracy Ghana is currently enjoying. Jerry John Rawlings died in 2020 and the entire country celebrated his passing. Jerry John Rawlings led the NDC in wining several elections in Ghana.

As the NDC celebrates another anniversary, the toil of the above-mentioned heroes must not be forgotten. It is their efforts that have brought the party this far. May their souls rest in peace and a happy anniversary to the NDC.

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