The NDC currently boast of eight seats in the region which is considered as one of the strongholds of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).
At a regional youth retreat held at Wassa Akropong in the Amenfi East constituency, leaders of the Youth Wing assured of a vigorous work with other stakeholders of the party to ensure most parliamentary seats in the region are occupied by the NDC in the 2024 polls.
“The party’s performance in the Western Region was satisfactory, winning eitght (8) parliamentary seats in 2020 from four (4) seats. We want to underscore the point that this feat could have been achieved without the significant role of the youth wing.
“We have confidence in the work of the eight (8) Members of Parliament from the region, and we urge them to continue to defend the interest of the masses in parliament. We salute our gallant Members of the NDC Group in parliament.
“We have resolved to work extra hard in conjunction with all stakeholders to increase our parliamentary strength from eight (8) to fourteen (14) in the 2024 general elections. We shall ensure that the parliamentary seats of NPP is reduced to three (3) out of the seventeen (17) in the region.
“The Western Regional Youth Wing believes that the youth wing is the engine to the success of the party in the forthcoming elections.”
They therefore, called for attention to be paid to the youth wing by all stakeholders and resources provided to the grassroot of the party to enable them deliver a resounding victory in 2024 general elections.
The Youth Wing of the party also reiterated the importance of youth working committees at the branch, constituency and regional levels, calling their effective use in the grassroot mobilization of members.