Former President and flagbearer of the opposition Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has promised to nominate James Gyakye Quayson as a minister if he’s elected president once more.
Mahama gave the reassurance when he spoke to Assin North constituents over the weekend forward of the by-election scheduled within the space on Tuesday, June 27.
“He [Gyake Quayson] is humble, God-fearing, and respects everybody. If God helps me to be president, nothing will cease me from appointing him as a minister. At the same time as an opposition MP, have a look at what he has been in a position to do by way of improvement from his personal pockets. Simply think about what he would do if he turns into a minister,” Mahama added.
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The Electoral Fee scheduled a by-election in Assin North following the nullification of the 2020 parliamentary election within the space, which was received by Mr. Quayson.
The Supreme Court docket, which nullified the ballot, ordered Parliament to expunge Gyakye Quayson’s identify from its information after discovering the NDC candidate responsible of holding twin citizenship previous to submitting to contest the 2020 polls.
The Nationwide Democratic Congress subsequently fielded Mr. Quayson as its candidate for the by-election.