The successful NPP Ashanti Regional Annual Delegates Conference reinforced the spirit of togetherness and victory of party faithful, delegates, and aspiring candidates.
Mary Posch-Oduro, the New Patriotic Party National Treasurer Hopeful urged fellow Ghanaians to appreciate and promote the good works of Nana Addo’s Government.
She said her commitment in helping succeed our NPP Government is a priority to break the 8.
Mary Posch-Oduro is really grateful to the visionary leadership of his Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Ghana is on track with numerous policy implementations.
Speaking to a group of Delegates at the just ended NPP Ashanti Regional Delegates Conference, Mary Posch Oduro said “Ghana headline inflation has been reduced from 15.4% in 2016 to 7.8 % in 2021. Interestingly Ghana’s economic growth is expected to average 5.1% yearly in 2021-2023”
She further gave few of numerous achievements of NPP Government, she said, in addition to implementation of free SHS, Planting for Food and Jobs has increased food production. It has led to a 71% increase in the national production of maize and 34% in paddy rice, pension scheme for cocoa farmers for the first time since independence, over 80 companies are in operation under 1D1F, etc
A journalist from Diamond fm asked her “how would you grade Nana Addo’s government? The NPP National Treasurer hopeful responded “I’ll give him 100%”
Mary Posch-Oduro emphasised that the work of party communicators and serial callers should be highly prioritized. NPP cannot break the 8 when the party communication machineries are not properly resourced to propagate the good works and policies of government. Mary Posch-Oduro is coming to invest in party communicators and serial callers.
Mary Posch-Oduro is having numerous innovative ideas to empower NPP grassroots. She said when given the nod logistics and financial resources will arrive at constituencies in appropriate time.
She will establish income generating ventures for job creation in each constituency as well as generating income for the day to day administration of the constituency
The NPP National Treasurer Hopeful has what it takes to mobilize resources for the party to ensure funds are disbursed efficiently within budgets to achieve the Party’s objectives of winning election 2024 and beyond.
National Treasurer’s office is a sensitive position that needs someone who is globally connected to political and business stakeholders especially financiers to help mobilized fund for the constituency and all party activities.
Madam Mary has been an active member of the NPP both in Ghana and Germany.
When it comes to grassroots work Madam Mary Posch-Oduro worked with the late Quarshigah in the Volta Region which made a tremendous impact in winning 2000 general elections.
During 2012 elections, she also contributed financially to support constituencies in the three Northern Regions as well as donating a Pick-up vehicle to support the electioneering campaign.
In 2016 with the help of NPP Germany Branch, they adopted 10 orphan constituencies and won 9 out of the 10.
Madam Mary Posch-Oduro has many years experience in resource mobilization and sees financial refueling of the party machinery especially, the grassroots as her topmost priority. Below is the profile of Honorable Mary Posch-Oduro.
PROFILE OF MARY POSCH-ODURO, NPP National Treasurer Hopeful
Mama Mary Posch-Oduro is a founding member of the party in Germany and has held numerous positions in NPP-Germany, including founding Treasurer (1993 – 1997), branch Women Organiser (1993 -1999) and Organising Secretary (2001 – 2014).
Currently she is a member of NPP NEC Welfare Committee, member of council of elders Ablekuma West Constituency, member of Council of Elders (NPP Germany Branch) as well as Director of finance and Social welfare of NPP Europe Council of Elders.
Mama Mary Posch-Oduro is more abreast with our local politics due to her regular involvement in Grassroots mobilisation during national campaigns. She has always been a member of the campaign team since 2000 and has worked in the most unfriendly environments of the NPP especially the four northern regions, Volta, Oti, Bono, Bono East, Ahafo, Western and Western North regions.
Mama Mary Posch-Oduro spelt out her vision of mobilising resources to energies the Grassroots, by promoting and sustaining a decentralized mobilisation system where constituencies would be incentivized and encouraged to generate and mobilise resources locally to the former President. She further elaborated on her vision by effectively contributing to the governance and administrative system of the party to ensure maximum satisfaction of all key stakeholders both home and abroad to ensure all-inclusiveness in decision making.
Former President J.A. Kufuor was full of praise for Mama Mary Posch-Oduro for her constant and unflinching support given to the party especially the usual platform given to Presidential Candidates and national campaign teams of our dear party NPP in Germany during electioneering campaign. He remembered vividly the warmth reception his team received in Germany on a campaign tour in 1998 prior to the 2000 elections which brought NPP to power for the first time in our history.
He was of no doubts that Mama Mary Posch-Oduro who was mentored by the Hon Rtd Major Courage Quashigah and Hon Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, all of blessed memories, with her astute records in finance management will bring enhanced prudence and transparency in financial management to make the office of the national treasurer more credible to the admiration of all party faithful.
Massive campaign and donation to the Volta Region in the company of the Late Courage Quashigah to win the Akan Constituency in 2000 elections.
The incoming NPP National Treasurer has held various positions in NPP Germany Branch; Founding treasurer (1993-1997), Women Organiser(1993 -1999), Organizing Secretary (2007 – 2014), Member, Council of Elders(2014 – to date
Prior to 2020 general elections the grassroot oriented spirit of the incoming NPP National Treasurer supported 16 constituencies financially and or T-Shirts;
Bulisa North, Odoben-Brakwa, Ablekuma South, Gushegu, Afram Plains South, Afram Plains North, Sekyere Afram Plains, Asante Akyem North, Asuogyaman, Amamfi West, Nadon, Akuapim North, Mperaso and Abetifi during the general elections
Prior to 2016 general elections Mary Posch-Oduro supported Ablekuma West Constituency, Agogo Saviour Church Polling 2016 station, Asante Akyem North Constituency, Upper West, Dormaa West Constituency (Wining the constituency for the first time)
Mary Posch-Oduro supported the publication of a portrait documentary of the then Presidential Candidate of the party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for fundraising in 2012 elections. She supported the party with a Nissan Frontier Pick-up for the electioneering campaign during the 2012 elections as well as massive monetary support to the constituencies of the three Northern Regions with Honorable Price Andani, former Regional Minister during the 2012 elections.
In 2011 the incoming NPP National Treasurer hosted the 3rd International Congress of the party in her capacity as National Organiser. In 2008 she hosted the then Presidential Candidate, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo during his first visit in Hamburg in her capacity as National Organiser.
Further financial contributions towards 2020 elections are; Donation to the German branch for five constituencies they supported, Donation to the Diaspora Patriots in Ghana (DPG) for Amasaman constituency(wining for the first time) as well as Obom-Domeabre constituency, Ablekuma West, Volta constituencies (given to the Parliamentary Candidate through Hon. Ursula Owusu) Bosomefreho, Atwima Kwanwoma
At the NPP Ashanti Regional Delegates conference, the NPP National Treasurer Hopeful Honorable Posch-Oduro concluded that “She who is expert in fund mobilisation is equally good in its management”. Mary Posch-Oduro has portrayed herself as elegance in mobilisation of funds and resources for party activities.
Mary Posch-Oduro will bring more Transparency, Accountability and important grassroots Empowerment.