One of the persons who was widely considered as a front-runner in the race to become running mate to John Mahama, Kingsley Kwame Awuah-Darko has sent words of congratulations to Prof Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang, who has been confirmed as John Mahama’s vice-presidential candidate.
Awuah-Darko, a banker, finance expert, accomplished administrator and stalwart of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) was considered by analysts as one of the leading persons to be selected.
Indeed he was reportedly among the final shortlist of three persons, from which John Mahama then settled on Prof Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang.
“Congratulations to Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang on being chosen as Running Mate to H.E. John Dramani Mahama. Victory 2020.#JohnMahama2020 #JJ2020 #NDC,” he wrote on social media sighted by MyNewsGh.com
Awuah-Darko, who hails from the Ashanti Region and has expertise in managing energy related companies and institutions, was seen as one who will strengthen the NDC ticket for the 2020 elections.
He is a former Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited ( BOST) and the Tema Oil Refinery(TOR) where he led major transformations of these state assets.