President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has committed to do everything in his power and strength to secure Dr Mahamudu Bawumia’s victory in the 2024 general elections.
The President suggested that Ghana support the National Democratic Congress (NDC), particularly under the leadership of John Dramani Mahama.
He made the statements while addressing the unveiling of Dr. Bawumia as the NPP’s presidential candidate.
He praised NPP members for how they conducted themselves throughout the election on Saturday, November 4.
“You have shown that Ghana’s democracy is safe in your hands. I am confident that Mahamudu Bawumia will unite the party with the assistance of Ken Agyapong, Addai-Nimoh and others to provide us with strong leadership,” he said.
“I want to thank every single NPP person that for the last 16 years …I have one more task to do, and that is all my strength all my energy to help Bawumia win the elections of 2024.
“Ghana cannot afford the return of NDC especially under the leadership of John Mahama. The election will not be easy and we need unity.”
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia won the presidential primary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
He polled a total of 118,210 votes out of 193,346 to become the winner.
The votes represent 61.47 per cent of the total valid votes cast.
His closest contender was Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP) Kennedy Ohene Agyapong.
He polled a total of 71,996 votes, representing 37.41 per cent to come second.
Former Minister of Food and Agriculture Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto polled 1,459, representing 0.76 per cent to come third.
He was followed by former Mampong MP Francis Addai-Nimoh, who polled a total of 781, representing 0.41 per cent.