Pastor of Prince of Peace Emmanuel SDA Church, Ringway branch, Reverend Dr. Divine Ayivor is set to contest the Convention People’s Party (CPP) flagbearership slot for the 2020 general elections.
The congress is slated for March 8 of this year at Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.
Dr. Ayivor is said to be a nephew of Mr. Komla Agbeli Gbedema, with a strong root in the traditions of Nkurmaism.
Speaking to the media, Special Assistance to Dr. Ayivor in Accra said Dr. Divine Ayivor would officially make his intentions known to the party next month.
According to the Special Assistant, Dr. Ayivor is currently holding discussions with senior members of the CPP and other eminent personalities across the country including; high profile religious leaders and explaining his ambition to re-invigorate politics in the country.
“Dr. Ayivor who is PhD holder in Public Policy and Administration with a Law Concentration, believes that the political architecture of the CPP and that of the country must change, the antagonistic partisanship must change,” the Special Assistant stated.
He said the CPP’s political timetable, the party would elect its Election 2020 flagbearer on March 8th at a National Delegates Conference slated for Kumasi.
The Central Committee, which is the highest decision making body of the Party said Flagbearer Aspirants would pay GHC200,000.00 as filing fees and GHC2,000.00 for the nomination forms.
Qualification for the flagbearer Aspirants among others stipulates that anyone wishing to contest for the position must be in good standing.
The CPP Central Committee has also decided to hold a joint Congress for the election of the flagbearer and the National Leadership to manage affairs of the party for the next four years.
The CPP Central Committee in resolution said it has pegged the nomination fees at GHC2,000.00 with a National Organiser aspirants having to pay GHC30,000.00 as filing fee.
The National Women and National Youth Organizer aspirants would pay GHC20, 000.00 as filing fees.
The General Secretary, Vice Chairmen and Treasurer Aspirants would pay GHC70,000.00 as filing fees.
Any member of the party wanting to become the Chairperson of the party would have to pay GH¢100,000.00 as filing fee.
Source: Sammy Agyei/Frontpageghana.com/Ghana