Speaking for the first time after submitting the committee’s findings to the NDC leadership, Prof. Botchwey pointed out to bitterness, integrity defect in the appointment of party executives and a general absence of ethical politics in the party.
“We identified and the party is aware of the incidence of divisions, grievances and bitterness over what many saw as the manipulation and break down of integrity in the selection of executives at various levels of management of the the party’s affairs on the branch upwards.
“The report also noted the waning of ideology and the commitment to principle. The party, the national executives have heeded and having been chasing the findings of the report and are busy working to ensure that these principles are reinstated in our culture as a party.”
Prof. Botchwey was speaking at the 6th John Evans Atta Mills Commemorative Lecture at the University of Cape Coast in the Central Region on Monday.
The lecture was on the theme: “Ethicality, Democracy and National Development: The Legacy of President Atta Mills.”