General News of Monday, 30 January 2017
Dr. Kwabena Duffuor has rubbished media reports suggesting he would be contesting in the 2020 Presidential Elections to be elected as president of Ghana.
The former Finance Minister under Former President John Attah Mills’ administration said he has retired from active politics – thus, has no intentions of becoming a president of this country.
“For the avoidance of any doubt, I wish to put on record that I have no intention, whatsoever, to contest for any elective public office,” the statement read.
See full statement below:
RE; KWABENA DUFFUOR TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT IN 2020.
My attention has been drawn to various publications on some media outlets and social media suggesting that I intend to contest for President in 2020.
For the avoidance of any doubt, I wish to put on record that I have no intention, whatsoever, to contest for any elective public office.
I have served my country in various capacities and consider myself a statesman who is retired from active politics.
God bless Ghana.
Dr. Kwabena Duffuor