John Boadu Reveals Akufo-Addo Won’t Go Unopposed
General Secretary for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), John Boadu has revealed that President Akufo-Addo will not go unopposed ahead of the 2020 Elections.
He disclosed that,is possible President Akufo-Addo may go unopposed but the party’s constitution enjoins that nomination is opened for any qualified candidate to contest.
“We will present the vetting report for the National Council to accept before we go to elect the Presidential Candidate on April 25, 2020,” he indicated.
Per the NPP’s Constitution, John Boadu said that “even if nobody contests him, it doesn’t end there; we have to go for national congress to acclaim him as our candidate.”
According to him, the vetting of the candidates including the President will follow after the closure of the nomination.
The party hierarchy is yet to make any concrete decision on the issue, some have hinted the party might reject any candidate who wants to come up against the sitting President at the primaries.
By : Richard Obeng Bediako / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdomfmonline.com / Richardobengbediako@gmail.com / Ghana / 2020