The Running Mate of John Dramani Mahama, Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang has assured him of her support to help the NDC come back to power after election 2020, adding her nomination victory for inclusive and participatory democracy.
John Dramani Mahama today announced Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang as his running mate for the December general elections after several weeks of speculations.
In her statement of acceptance, the former Education Minister indicated that she’s honoured to have been given the opportunity to serve the great National Democratic Congress and the former President.
“It is with deep honour and a high sense of gratitude that I convey my acceptance of the nomination by H.E. John Dramani Mahama, Flagbearer and Leader of the great National Democratic Congress (NDC) to be his Running Mate for the December 7, 2020 election”.
” I am humbled by the overwhelming endorsement my nomination has received from the Founder of the NDC, H.E. Jerry John Rawlings, the Council of Elders, the National Executive Committee and the rank and file of our party, as well as the general public.
“This historic nomination is not a personal achievement but victory for inclusive and participatory democracy, which enhances the credentials of our country and recognizes the towering role women have played over the ages to achieve the progress we have made. I wish to salute all those who have come before me and pledge to draw deeply from their inspiration”.
I have worked with HE John Dramani Mahama closely and I know he is a man of vision, a leader you can trust, a public servant of integrity and a courageous leader who makes the right decisions in the national interest at all times. I pledge to diligently apply myself and dedicate all the energy and intellect I can muster to ensure a resounding victory for the NDC and for our country, Ghana. So help me God”.
Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang becomes the first female Running mate of the biggest opposition political parties in the country.
Source: MyNewsGh.com/Ayeh Offei-Akoto/2020