Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has commended aspirants who lost in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primaries for coming up with a united front in order to ensure that the NPP retains power in the upcoming general elections, stressing that he is touched by their zeal, energy and pure commitment.
Commenting after the launch of the ‘Aspirants Unite for Victory’ Movement, a grouping of defeated parliamentary aspirants, at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, Dr Bawumia noted that he was moved by their commitment to ensuring that the NPP win resoundingly in the 2020 general elections notwithstanding their loss.
“Together with other party officials, I joined aspirants who lost in the 2020 NPP Parliamentary primaries to launch ‘Aspirants Unite For Victory’ Movement to ensure 4More4Nana and for our Parliamentary candidates Campaign.
I was touched by their zeal, energy and pure commitment to see the NPP win political power resoundingly in 2020,” he wrote after the event on social media.
The event had some high profile defeated parliamentary aspirants such as Bice Osei Kuffuor and Collins Owusu Amankwah.
Meanwhile, MP for Nhyiaeso, Kennedy Kankam who is one of those to have lost in his bid to return to parliament appealed to appealed to President Akufo-Addo not to forget them in his second round.
The legislator in address asked the Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and the Speaker Prof. Aaron Oquaye who were present at the launch not to forget them during the formation of a new NPP government come 2021.
“We are pleading with you to remember us during the formation of your next government. Some of us are qualified to be ministers, deputy ministers, CEOs, board members and I can go on and on.” He begged.