Mahama To Contest NDC Flagbearership

The 2020 flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has announced his intention to contest in the Presidential primaries of the party. 



This was announced by the Member of Parliament for the Builsa South constituency, Clement Apaak. 



He said Mr Mahama made this known to the Minority caucus in Parliament during a visit to his office on Tuesday, February 21, 2023.



It comes as the nomination for presidential primaries opens today, February 22, 2023.



“JM met with us, NDC MPs, earlier today (21/2/2023) at his office. He informed us of his intention to contest to be Flagbearer of the NDC and ultimately the Presidency”, Hon Apaak tweeted.



According to Hon Apaak, the MPs assured the former President of their “full and unflinching support”.


Nominations for presidential and parliamentary elections of the NDC have opened for three days at a cost of GH¢30,000 and GH¢5000 respectively.


In an interview on VOA’s Straight Talk Africa in October 2022, Mr Mahama said he had not decided whether or not he will contest in the primaries.


He noted at the time that he will make his decision known during the party’s primaries.



Mr Mahama is yet to declare this officially to Ghanaians.



The presidential and parliamentary primaries of the NDC will be held on May 13, 2023.





Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini

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