Mahama Names Running Mate Today

Flagbearer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama is expected to announce his running mate for the 2020 polls today, Monday, 6 July 2020.

Mr Mahama is expected to reveal his running mate at the party’s National Executive Committee meeting scheduled to be held today.

Former Finance Minister Prof Kwesi Botchwey, owner of defunct UniBank and former Minister for Education, Prof Jane Naana Opoku Agyeman are among names rumoured to be considered for the running position.

Meanwhile, the NDC has announced that it will launch its manifesto for the 2020 polls in August.

According to Mr Mahama, “Following the easing of restrictions, I have requested our functional executive committee to arrange a meeting of the Council of Elders and the National Executive Committee (NEC) to finalize my constitutional obligation to consult these bodies on the choice of my running mate. We have also agreed on our choice of the 2020 campaign team and will announce this shortly. Our manifesto committee is also wrapping up its work and we expect to launch our 2020 manifesto in August.”

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