Vice President Dr. Muhammadu Bawumia has described the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential contest as a family affair as he called clean and decent campaign ahead of the polls.
According to him, all the other nine presidential aspirants are from the same ancestral root, which is the UP tradition.
Consequently, the Vice President has instructed his followers to eschew verbal attacks directly and indirectly on other aspirants seeking to lead the party as flagbearers to the next general election.
Dr. Bawumia, who is tipped to win NPP’s flagbearership slot among the 10 contestants, pointed out the hard task ahead of the party going forward to the 2024 polls, hence, the need to run it clean.
“As a family, all factions must recognize that a united front is necessary to confront the NDC,” Dr. Bawumia stated in Kumasi during a campaign tour to party delegates.
“I have instructed all my supporters and spokespersons that we must conduct a clean campaign, avoiding any form of insults.
Dr. Bawumia also highlighted that unity among that once the contest concludes, they would come together as a cohesive force to ensure the NDC does not regain power.
The NPP is scheduled to elect its flagbearer for the 2024 elections on November 4.
Ten flagbearer hopefuls have been cleared to participate in the upcoming elections.