Progress Party (Ghana)

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Progress Party
Leader Kofi Abrefa Busia
President Kofi Abrefa Busia
Founded 1969
Dissolved January 13, 1972 (1972-01-13)[1]
Headquarters Accra
Ideology Liberal
National affiliation Ghana
2nd Republic 105

The Progress Party (PP) was the ruling party in Ghana during the Second Republic (1969 - 1972). In the 29 August 1969 elections, the PP won 105 of the National Assembly's 140 seats.[2]

The party was led by Kofi Abrefa Busia, who became Prime Minister on 3 September, 1969.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "GHANA: The Party System in 1951-1956 and 1957-1962". Danquah Institute. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Progress Party". Ghanavisions. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "The National Liberation Council and the Busia Years". Ghanaweb. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
Preceded by
National Liberation Council
Governments of Ghana
Second Republic

Succeeded by
National Redemption Council