The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has appointed 23 National Campaign Team Members to facilitate its campaign ahead the impending Presidential and Parliamentary general elections.
A statement signed by the party’s Director of Communication, Kakra Essamuah disclosed that, the Umbrella family will have Professor Joshua Alabi as its National Campaign Manager and will be assisted by the former Health Minister, Dr. Alex Segbefia as his deputy.
According to the statement, the decision was taken at a Functional Executive Committee (FEC) meeting of the NDC held on Monday, June 29, 2020.
The statement further indicated that, the newly appointed National Campaign Team Members will operate under the steering committee in accordance to the party’s Constitution.
“All campaign activities will be under the policy direction of the National Steering Committee to be chaired by the National Chairman, Hon. Samuel Ofosu- Ampofo. In accordance with the Party’s constitution, the coordination of all the various aspects of the campaign will be under the leadership of the General Secretary, Hon Johnson Asiedu Nketiah”, the statement read.
Prof. Alabi served as the Greater Accra Regional Minister under the Rawlings led Administration and was once the Member of Parliament (MP) for Krowor in the Greater Accra Region before joining academia and rising to become the Vice-Chancellor for the University of Professional Studies, Accra.
He contested for the NDC flagbearership slot, which re-elected ex-President John Mahama to lead the NDC against the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the forthcoming elections.
Lt. Col. Larry Gbevlo -Lartey, (rtd) will serve as the Director of Operations of the campaign with James Agyenim Boateng as the Campaign Spokesperson.
Mawuena Trebarh and Margaret Ansei will support as Deputy Campaign Spokespersons, whilst Gen. R.S. Blay (rtd) is to be the Strategic Advisor to the Campaign Team.
Other members of the campaign team include the NDC National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi; former Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah; a former Information Minister, Kofi Totobi Quakyi; Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu; National Youth Organizer, George Opare Addo; a former Deputy Chief of Staff, Dr. Valerie Sawyer; Director of Elections, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah; National Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo; and Ambassador Sam Pee Yalley.
Meanwhile, the NDC is expected to announce its campaign structure, according to the statement.
By: Felicia Gyasiwaah Dadzie / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdom TV/ Kingdomfmonline.com / [email protected] / Ghana / 2020