Over two-thirds of the Majority Caucus members of the governing New Patriotic Social gathering (NPP) in Parliament have overwhelmingly thrown their weights behind Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, to turn out to be the following flagbearer of the social gathering going into the 2024 basic elections.
Info gathered by DAILY GUIDE signifies that over 102 out of the NPP’s 138 MPs strongly believed that Dr. Bawumia is the rightful individual to succeed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo if the social gathering is to interrupt the eight-year jinx of a single social gathering in authorities for the reason that inception of the Second Republic.
MP for Sefwi Akotombra and a former Deputy Minister of Western North, Alex Tetteh Djornobuah, made the audacious disclosure in an interview on Accra-based Peace FM whereas commenting on a survey report which put Dr. Bawumia far forward of his different opponents within the NPP presidential race.
The Alan Kyerematen camp has already rubbished the ballot outcomes which gave the Vice President overwhelming lead, in all of the 16 areas of the nation.
In accordance with Mr. Djornobuah, the Vice President possesses all of the qualities to steer the social gathering to set a brand new file by breaking the eight-year cycle of two consecutive political phrases of events within the nation’s political historical past.
“This survey carried out is appropriate as a result of the Vice President has been endorsed by 102 MPs to date. The MPs imagine that Dr. Bawumia is the perfect guess to steer the social gathering, and I’ve little doubt in my thoughts that he’ll emerge victorious,” he mentioned.
The Sefwi Akontombra MP dropped a touch that each one the MPs canvassing assist for the Vice President will quickly come ahead to unveil the cloak of anonymity for the general public to know and recognise them.
“We’ll be addressing a press convention to declare our assist as MPs for the Vice President very quickly. Dr. Bawumia is a Vice President who has proven majority and functionality that he’s the one one who can lead the NPP to interrupt the eight,” he disclosed.
Concerning the delegates, Mr. Djornobuah talked about that about 80 per cent of the delegates would vote for the Vice President.
“I do know and imagine that Western North, we’ll not disappoint the Vice President as a result of it’s time for us to reciprocate what he has achieved for us. And if we wish extra of such improvement then we have to vote for the Vice President,” he added.
The lawmaker identified that Dr. Bawumia is the appropriate individual to battle former President John Dramani Mahama within the Northern areas, including that “with the assist of our strongholds in Ashanti, Japanese and different areas, we are able to break the eight.”
He talked about that the ruling NPP authorities has achieved marvelously nicely contemplating the challenges confronting nations internationally on account of COVID-19 pandemic and the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, but the federal government remains to be embarking on infrastructure improvement, sustaining social intervention programmes reminiscent of Free Senior Excessive Faculty (FSHS), One District One Manufacturing unit (1D1F) amongst others with out Ghanaians experiencing energy disaster in contrast to beneath the earlier Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC).
He, nevertheless, admitted that the NPP has made some errors by way of governance, however was fast so as to add that Ghanaians are safer beneath NPP than NDC by way of hardship.
The declaration is coming after about 40 of the MPs and the NPP Basic Secretary, Justin Kodua Frimpong, accompanied the Vice President to the funeral of Lepowura Alhaji Mohammed Nuru-Deen Jawula, who was a stalwart of the social gathering.
Vice President Bawumia and his entourage rode in a bus for about two hours from Tamale to Salaga within the Savannah Area to attend the solemn ceremony.
One of many MPs, Kofi Okyere-Agyekum, representing the individuals of Fanteakwa South within the Japanese Area confirmed that greater than 100 of their colleagues absolutely endorse the Vice President to steer the social gathering to victory within the 2024 presidential and parliamentary elections.
“We imagine that it’s Dr. Bawumia who can lead NPP to ‘break the 8’ in 2024. He’s a gentleman, very clever and a extremely competent character who will likely be liked and supported by NPP trustworthy for us to retain energy in 2024,” Mr. Okyere-Agyekum, who’s a Rating Member on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament informed Motion TV and Wontumi Radio in Accra.
The governing NPP is working tirelessly to be maintained in energy for greater than eight years to interrupt the jinx of successive political events successful and shedding elections after eight years.
A minimum of eight NPP stalwarts have to date declared their intentions to contest within the governing social gathering’s presidential primaries, which will likely be held hopefully earlier than the tip of the yr.
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