BY: Lambert Atsivor | Voltaonlinegh.com |
The opposition National Democratic Congress in the Volta Region has expressed its satisfaction with the selection of former Education Minister, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang as the Running mate to party flagbearer, John Mahama for the December 2020 general election.
According the party, the selection of the veteran academic did not only gladden the hearts of party’s rank and file in the region but also energized the grassroot towards victory in the December polls.
The NDC flagbearer, John Mahama on Monday received the endorsement of the party’s National Executive Committee for the 69-year old former Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast to partner him into the 2020 elections.
This follows months of speculation within political circles as to who best suit the running mate position, which some suggested should be given to someone from the Volta region, the NDC’s stronghold.
But the NDC Regional Secretary, Mr. James Gunu in a congratulatory statement, described Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang as a “virtuous woman whose track record and love for the Volta Region and Ghana as a whole has never been in doubt,” adding that, her selection has taken the party a step closer to power in the upcoming elections.
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VOLTA NDC CONGRATULATES PROF. NAANA JANE OPOKU – AGYEMANG
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region congratulates Prof. Naana Jane Opoku – Agyemang on her nomination and subsequent unanimous approval by our party’s Founder, National Council of Elders and the National Executive Committee (NEC), as the running mate to H.E. John Dramani Mahama for the December 7, 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections.
This single decision by the party has taken us a step closer to power in the upcoming elections.
Former President Mahama’s decision has gladdened our hearts and energized the rank and file of our party in the region.
Prof. Naana Jane Opoku- Agyemang is undoubtedly an exceptionally competent public servant, a trailblazer, an accomplished academic, a humble personality who embraces all, a woman of integrity and a distinguished Ghanaian with international clout – attributes which we believe enhances our chances and assures us of victory on December 7, 2020.
As a region, we recall fondly how she worked tirelessly to complete our flagship University of Health and Allied Sciences, supervised the allocation and completion of many E-Blocks, oversaw the upgrade of the Ho Polytechnic into a Technical University equipped with a modern Amatrol Lab and many other life-changing interventions.
Prof. is a virtuous woman whose track record and love for the Volta Region and Ghana as a whole has never been in doubt.
Our Flagbearer’s choice of her as running mate has deepened our credentials as a social democratic party.
H.E. John Dramani Mahama has taken the philosophy of social democracy, female integration and equal participation in the socio-political development of Ghana to another level in the sub region and beyond. We are therefore not surprised about the international applause this refreshing nomination is receiving.
We are marching to victory and we marching to make history together.
God bless this fantastic ticket.