NDC Polls: Vote With Dignity – Rawlings To Delegates
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has charged delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who will elect its presidential aspirant today vote with dignity, transparency and fairness to elect the rightful candidate for the 2020 general election.
According to Mr Rawlings, who is founder of the NDC, the time has come for the delegates to reject individuals who are interested in leading the party for their own selfish interest.
After suffering two postponements, the largest opposition party is finally voting in all the 275 constituencies across the country to elect someone to oust the New Patriotic Party in the 2020 general elections.
Former President John Dramani Mahama, who is the favourite, is facing unbending opposition from six others.
They are Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin; former Vice Chancellor of University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), Prof. Joshua Alabi; former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Sylvester Mensah.
The rest are a former Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah; businessman, Alhaji Nurideen Iddrisu, and a cadre, Mr Goosie Tanoh.
All the candidates, before swinging into campaign mood, consulted party’s founder and former President Rawlings.
However,The NDC founder, in a tweet ahead of the primaries said the delegates ought to elect one with integrity who genuinely have the party at heart.
”Let’s conduct today’s presidential primaries with dignity, transparency and fairness. My best wishes to all the candidates,” – the tweet reads.