The National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Kofi Portuphy has said the establishment of the Ghana Institute of Social Democracy (GISD), a political school of the party would help restore the activities of cadres within the party.
He said the school will build a core of intelligent followers in order to be able to engage in meaningful discussions on national issues, and engender a move from aggressive politicking.
Speaking at the official launch of the political school of the party at the headquarters in Accra on Thursday, Mr Portuphy said the establishment of the school would also help grow the grassroot level.
He added that the school will provide equal opportunities for all persons desirous of learning about the principles and philosophies of the party.
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Programmes at the institute will include the philosophy of the party, history of the party, history of Ghana, constitutional studies, party management, political communication, leadership skills, elections and electoral systems.
The occasion was also used to inaugurate the institute’s Programmes Committee, Academic Affairs Committee, Administration Committee, Finance Committee, and Estate Committee.