Will CPP Continue To Support FSG?
The exit of Samia Yaba Nkrumah form the leadership of the Conventions Peoples Party (CPP) may have some implications for the causes to which she anchored the fortunes of the once vibrant party.
As chairman of the party, Samia became one of the leading advocates of Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) which vigorously campaigned against the introduction of Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs).
Her identification with the struggle against GMOs was so strong that it became an issue in the Central Committee of the party with some leading members distancing themselves from the campaign.
Indeed, the immediate Past Presidential Candidate of the party, Dr. Abu Sakara said firmly that the Central Committee had not endorsed the anti-GMO position of Samia Nkrumah.
Samia’s position was very simple.
She argued that the introduction of GMOs could have some unforeseen dangerous consequences’ for Ghana and all countries which embrace them…. Read more: – http://m.peacefmonline.com/…/pol…/politics/201602/269883.php