Progressive Peoples Party, PPP will today, July, 16 2016 will hold its third National Convention at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra to endorse, Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom as the party`s Presidential candidate for the 2016 election.
The event which is expected to attract over three thousand delegates across the country will also be used to out door the party`s manifesto and introduce its Parliamentary candidates to party delegates.
The convention which is on the theme, jobs for all through competent and incorruptible leadership is expected to provide the launch pad to what the party describes as the move to bring real change to Ghanaians.
Paa Kwesi Nduom was born at Elmina in the Central Region of Ghana on February 15, 1953.
He is a business consultant who has businesses spread across the country.
Dr. Nduom as a politician founded the Progressive People’s Party, (PPP),after falling out with the Convention People’s Party,(CPP).
In 2008, he was the Convention People’s Party’s nominee and contested in the December 2008 presidential election in Ghana.
Dr. Nduom also served as minister of state in various portfolios in the Kufuor government between 2001 and 2007. He was named after his father as Joseph Hubster Yorke Jr.
He had his secondary education at the St. Augustine’s College in Cape Coast, where he obtained both the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary and Advanced Levels, and proceeded to the United States where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee in 1975.
He subsequently went on to get a Master’s degree in Management (1977) and a Ph.D (Service Delivery Systems) in 1982 at the same university.
Dr. Nduom is married to Mrs. Yvonne Nduom, a management specialist and graduate of the University of Cape Coast in Ghana and the University of Wisconsin in the United States.
They are married with four children, Nana Kweku Nduom, Edjah Kweku Nduom, Chief Nduom, and Nana Aba Nduom.