Progress Party (Ghana)

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]

Progress Party
LeaderKofi Abrefa Busia
PresidentEdward Akufo-Addo
Dissolved13 January 1972 (1972-01-13)[1]
Succeeded byPopular Front Party
2nd Republic105

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

See alsoEdit


  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