Two NDC bigwigs have so far turned down offer to be the running mate of National Democratic Congress (NDC) 2020 Flagbearer, former president John Dramani Mahama, according to a report published in the New Publisher Newspaper and sighted by WestAfrica24.com,
The two persons, that the newspaper pointed at are Alex Mould and Alhassan Andani.
According to the Newspaper’s report, the two part faithful did not state any reasons for their decision to turn down the offer to run with John Mahama.
The choice of a partner for the former President has been an issue of concern for the main opposition party as they need to by now be certain on who runs with John Mahama for the 2020 general elections.
Per a research conducted by Ben Ephson, Alex Mould and Awuah Darko replaced senior figures, Kwesi Ahwoi and Kwesi Botchway in a long-list of candidates that was whittled down to just five in the last four months.
“The last list that we did in February featured Kwesi Botchway and Kwesi Ahwoi. Between now and then the two seems to have dropped from the list and they’ve been replaced by Alex Mould and Awuah Darko,” Ben Ephson was quoted as saying.
Latest poll conducted by a top party figure has it that eyes are now on five possible running mates to John Mahama. They include; Julius Debrah, former chief of staff, Kingsley Kwame Awuah-Darko, and Former CEO of GNPC Alex Mould.