Professor Edmund Delle has stepped down as the Chairman of the Convention People’s Party (CPP).
The CPP have now installed Hajia Hamdatu Ibrahim as the acting Chairperson of the party.
This was contained in a release signed by the Acting General Secretary of the party, Mr James Kwabena Bomfeh Jnr.
The statement said her appointment was made by the Central Committee of the Convention People’s Party, upon unanimous acceptance of the resignation of Prof. Edmund Delle as the chairman and leader.
Hajia Ibrahim until her investiture as chairperson and leader of the CPP was the elected First Vice Chairperson of the party; and thus, automatically became the candidate to step into the vacancy created by the resignation of Prof Delle.
Hajia Hamdatu Ibrahim
Stating the reason for Prof. Delle’s resignation, the statement indicated that he resigned from the chairmanship of the CPP following‘the ancestral call to lead his people as the Paramount Chief of the Nandom Traditional Area’.
As a result, the leadership of the party found it appropriate to appoint an acting chairperson in his stead, who would coordinate the activities of the party moving forward.
The party, therefore, congratulated Prof.Delle on his enskinment as Naa Prof. Edmund N. Delle Chiir VIII and wished him the best in his new leadership role, adding that, he would excel as the leader of his people and impact positively on Ghana as a whole.