No Confusion In NDC Over Cash – Mahama
James AGYENIM-BOATENG who heads as the campaign team of former President John Mahama has described a news publication claiming the former President doled out money to the party’s regional chairmen and remitted money through them to constituency chairmen, as “false, malicious and a figment of the writer’s own imagination.”
A statement signed by the spokesperson for the campaign team, James Agyenim-Boateng said: “That bundle of falsehood published by the Daily Guide is deliberately intended to create disaffection for Mr Mahama’s campaign as well as sow discord among NDC delegates ahead of Saturday’s flag bearer elections.
“We are, therefore, urging the general public and, in particular, delegates, members and supporters of the NDC to disregard that publication and treat the fake news publishers with the contempt that they deserve.”
In September 2018, the former President officially launched his campaign in the Central Region, as he bids to lead the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and subsequently contest the 2020 elections.
Mr. Mahama is among other high profile aspirants within the NDC who have submitted nomination forms to contest including the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, and Nadowli Kaleo MP, Alban Bagbin.
Other aspirants are Dr. Ekwow Spio Garbrah; a former Trade and Industry Minister; Former Vice Chancellor of the University for Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), Prof. Joshua Alabi, Goosie Tanoh and Nurudeen Iddrisu
There was speculation that Mr. Mahama had named Dr. Zanetor Rawlings, daughter of former president and NDC’s founder, Jerry John Rawlings as his running mate.
But his campaign team has since denied such reports. The team said Mr. Mahama is currently focused on his official duties and his campaign to be flagbearer of the NDC.