May 24, 2024

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has been engaging stakeholders and interest groups in the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) ahead of his official declaration of his presidential ambition.
The vice president who was given a triumphant reception by his kinsmen in Walewale, in the North East Region, during a visit to confer with chiefs and opinion leaders in his home region over the weekend.
According to sources, Dr Bawumia has already informed his, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of his intention to succeed him as well as former President John Agyekum Kufuor and MPs from the majority caucus about leading the party into the next election in 2024.

The Vice President, who was in Walewale for important social events, was startled by the show of support from thousands of residents who greeted him at the outskirts of the town with their motorbikes to welcome him “home.”

Yet the VP’s foes have attested that he has lost help among his family, the gathering’s surge of help displayed regardless, supporting his chances for flagbeareship race.

Security nuances battled with controlling the gathering as they discussed their assistance for Dr. Bawumia to be the accompanying president.

The VP’s visit to Walewale has been translated by a significant number individuals as a sign that he is at this point notable and has the sponsorship of his family, paying little mind to pieces of tattle in fact.

He used the significant opportunity to attract with people, focus on their inclinations, and assurance them that the public authority was centered around keeping an eye on their prerequisites and chipping away at their lives.

Dr. Bawumia also highlighted on some of the achievements of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government under the leadership of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

Dr. Bawumia spoke about the government’s efforts to stabilize the economy, create jobs, and improve the living standards of Ghanaians.

He also talked about the government’s flagship programmes such as the Free Senior High School policy, the One-District-One-Factory initiative, and the Planting for Food and Jobs program, which are aimed at empowering Ghanaians and promoting economic growth and development.

As part of his visit, the Vice President attended a durbar held in his honour, where he was received by traditional rulers, opinion leaders, and the general public.

The upcoming Presidential Primaries of the NPP has seen Dr. Bawumia, Kennedy Agyapong and Alan Kyerematen emerge as the frontrunners, with several other candidates also campaigning hard. The Vice President’s popularity among his people and his track record in government has positioned him as a strong contender in the race to succeed President Akufo-Addo in 2024.

 

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