Politics of Thursday, 8 November 2018
The Campaign Office of former President John Dramani Mahama says all reports that he (Mahama) has selected a running mate for the 2020 presidential elections are false.
The office in a statement signed by Campaign Spokesperson, James Agyenim-Boateng asked the public to disregard the speculations.
Mr Mahama is among over 10 persons contesting the primaries of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).
Reports emerged last week that he had selected Dr Zanetor Rawlings, daughter of former president and NDC founder, Jerry John Rawlings to join his ticket.
The contenders for the NDC Flagbearership slot includes
.Former President John Mahama
.Former Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), Mr Kojo Bonsu
.Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Member of Parliament for the Nadowli-Kaleo Constituency, Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin
.Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), Prof. Joshua Alabi
.Former Trade Minister, Mr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah
.Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Sylvester Adinam Mensah
.David Dotsey Kwami Kuwadah
.Elikplim Lorlormavor Agbemava.
See below the statement from the Campaign Office.
Former President John Dramani Mahama has become aware of speculations about his choice of Running Mate for the 2020 Presidential elections.
We wish to state that the reports are false.
Mr Mahama is presently focused on both his NDC flagbearer campaign and his official duties.
Therefore, Ghanaians should disregard all such conjectures.