Chatting with journalists in Accra, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto says his monitor report makes him the clear favourite.
“Most of those farmers I met in Higher East, Higher West, Savannah areas are additionally delegates and get together constituencies executives. The a million farmers are those who will bear witness to me. Simply go to any farmer and ask in regards to the influence I’ve had on their lives once I was Minister for Meals and Agriculture. And they’ll confess to you, they are going to inform you. They may vote for me to win,” Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto stated.
Dr. Akoto formally resigned to give attention to his Presidential ambition as he desires to steer the New Patriotic Celebration into the 2024 common elections.
He served as a Member of Parliament for the Kwadaso Constituency in Kumasi within the Ashanti Area for 2 phrases.
In Parliament, he held the place of Deputy Rating Member and subsequently the substantive Rating Member for the Committee on Meals, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs till 2017 when he was appointed the Minister for Meals and Agriculture.
The previous Meals and Agriculture Minister is in fierce competitors with Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Assin Central MP, Kennedy Agyapong, and Francis Addai Nimo who’ve declared their intention to contest within the get together’s flagbearership race.
Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto stated nearly all of NPP delegates who’re farmers benefited from the insurance policies and packages he initiated throughout his tenure because the Meals and Agric Minister.