Acting National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay, is urging Ghanaians to pray for the governing New Patriotic Party to stay in power for 60 years.

“The President keeps on telling us that we want to stay in power, not for just eight years, but for more than 60 years,” he reminded the gathering,” Freddy Blay said when declaring the National Delegates conference opened in Koforidua, in the Eastern Region.

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The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) is holding its National Delegates Conference in Koforidua, in the Eastern Region.

At least 6000 delegates will go to the polls later today to elect new national executives to steer the affairs of the party for the next four years.

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The National Delegate’s Conference is being held in pursuant to Article 10 (2) and (3) of the NPP constitution.

And, speaking at the Congress, which is being held under the theme, “NPP: Building a stronger party; delivering prosperity to Ghanaians”, Mr Blay, who is seeking to be elected as substantive chairman highlighted the need to consolidate the gains made by the party to continue to remain in power.

Mr Blay said NPP being in power for more than 8 years will provide opportunity for majority of Ghanaians to benefit from the policies of the party.

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Mr Blay called on all members and supporters of the ruling NPP to rally round the party to ensure the realization of the vision of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the betterment of the generality of the Ghanaian people.

He said President Nana Akufo-Addo is “on top of issues” and the party is poised to fulfil all promises made to Ghanaians in the build-up to the 2016 elections.