Accra, Jan. 21, GNA –
The Reverend Dr. Divine Ayivor, Adventist Minister is set to contest for the
Flagbearer slot of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) slated for March 8 at
Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.
Dr Ayivor who is the
Pastor of Prince Emmanuel SDA Church Ringway is a nephew of Mr Komla Agbeli
Gbedema, with a strong root in the traditions of Nkrumaism.
A Special Assistant
to the Dr Ayivor told the Ghana News Agency in an interview in Accra that the
CPP Flagbearer aspirant would officially make his intentions known later next
Assistant said 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
According to CPP’s
political timetable, the party would elect its Election 2020 flagbearer on
March 8th at a National Delegates Conference slated for Kumasi.
Committee, which is the highest decision making body of the Party said
Flagbearer Aspirants would pay GH¢200,000.00 as filing fees and GH¢2,000.00 for
the nomination forms.
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
The CPP Central
Committee resolution made available to the Ghana News Agency said it pegged the
nomination fees at GH¢2,000.00 with a National Organiser aspirants having to
pay GH¢30,000.00 as filing fee.
The National Women
and National Youth Organizer aspirants would pay GH¢20,000.00 as filing fees.
Secretary, Vice Chairmen and Treasurer Aspirants would pay GH¢70,000.00 as
Any member of the
party wanting to become the Chairperson of the party would have to pay GH¢100,000.00
as filing fee.