NPP flagbearership race: Bawumia submit nomination forms

VP Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia have handed over his nomination papers to participate in the presidential primaries of the new patriotic party. Dr Bawumia submitted his forms to the party’s presidential elections committee at its headquarters in Asylum down in Accra.

Speaking after the application was submitted, the Vice President, along with several MPs and CEOs, said he had his own vision to take Ghana to the next level in the emerging fourth industrial revolution.

Dr Bawumia explained that after helping President Akufo-Addo realize his vision for Ghana as Vice President, he is running for president to realize his vision and build on it solid foundation that has been laid.

“Despite the economic challenges of our time, our government has built more infrastructure than any other government in the fourth republic, and more transformational policies have been put in place. for the first time in our history, including map of Ghana, digital address technology, mobile money interoperability, drug delivery by drone, One District One Factory, Planting farming for food and jobs, Zongo Development Fund, Agenda 111, Free TVET and Free SHS, etc.

We have created 2.2 million jobs in less than six years, more than any administration in the fourth republic.

“After implementing these transformational policy initiatives, it is very important that we do not back down as a country. We cannot give the country to those who do not understand and do not believe in the vision.

This is why it is important that we break the eight precepts. More work needs to be done,” Dr Bawumia told party supporters.

Submission of nomination forms made Vice President Dr. Bawumia the second person to complete the task out of 10 who filled out the form to contest the NPP presidential primaries.

Former Minister of Trade and Industry Alan Kyerematen former Minister of Trade and Industry resigned to participate in the competition.

The ambitious standard-bearer submitted his candidacy on Monday, June 12. Among his supporters are seven MPs who have made the decision to support Mr Keyermaten in the upcoming primaries.

According to them, the former Minister of Trade and Industry is the ideal candidate to lead the party. Eight other people who have chosen nomination forms to challenge for the position but have not yet applied include former agriculture minister, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto; former MP for Mampong, Francis Addai-Nimoh; former Minister of Railways and Development Joe Ghartey and former Minister of Energy Boakye Agyarko.

Others are former NPP Secretary General Kwabena Agyei Agyepong; Energy Analyst, Kwadwo Poku; two-time presidential aspirant; Kofi Konadu Apraku.

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