The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says he won’t assist any of the aspirants in search of to guide the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) into the 2024 election.
President Akufo-Addo insists that till the occasion elects a presidential candidate, he won’t assist anyone.
Though the NPP is but to announce a date for its presidential primaries, some bigwigs together with the Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, Trade Minister Alan Kyeremanteng, and Agric Minister Dr. Akoto Afriyie are reported to have proven curiosity.
Speaking on an area radio station in Kumasi as a part of his tour of the Ashanti Region, President Akufo-Addo stated will probably be unwise to throw his assist for one individual.
He, nonetheless, stated he’ll assist whoever the occasion elects, and go all out to marketing campaign for that individual to turn into president.
He insisted that’s non-negotiable and crucial for him.
“My duty is in two folds. One is, first of all, to hold a balance to make sure there is a level playing field for all of them (aspirants) because the decision has to be the decision of the party, and whoever the party elects as its flagbearer for 2024 that person is the one I will support and campaign for the person to become president.”
President Akufo-Addo lately in a moderately uncommon method made enjoyable of his one-time fierce contender for the flagbearership place of the NPP, Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen.
The President, who was introducing a staff that escorted him to go to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II as a part of his 4-Day tour of the Ashanti Region, teased Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the Food and Agriculture Minister, and Trade and Industry Minister Alan Kyerematen on their presidential ambitions.
In the presence of Otumfuo and his elders, the President stated, “I am here with the Minister of Transport, Minister for Works and Housing, the National Security Boss, Chairman One; Wontumi, the Food and Agriculture Minister; Owusu Afriyie, who wants to be President. I also have here with me someone who has long eyed the presidential seat, the Minister of Trade and Industry; Alan Kyeremanten, a very hard-working man. All of them are doing a good job”.