Vision1 FM                       Light FM                         Light TV

Nii Lante Vanderpuye joins NDC presidential race for 2020

The number of persons to seeking to lead the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) as its torch bearer for the 2020 elections keeps soaring by the day as new names also keep emerging.



Latest addition to the tall list of hopefuls is former Minister of Youth and Sports current Member of Parliament of the Odododiodoo constituency, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye.

He disclosed that he is willing to represent the umbrella family to dislocate the ruling New Patriotic Party in the 2020 elections if the opportunity avails itself.

“I am ready to lead the NDC and kick out the NPP from government in 2020……If I lead I will guarantee the party victory but that is only if John Mahama is unwilling is not going again”, he stated.

Prior to the exit of the NDC government, several names came up as possible contenders successors to former President John Dramani Mahama to lead the NDC in 2020.

Among them included; Former Ministers of Communications, Dr Edward Omane Boamah; Employment and Labor Relations, Haruna Iddrisu; Roads and Highways; Inusah Fuseini; Education, Prof Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang; Foreign Affairs, Hannah Serwah Tetteh; Trade and Industry; Dr Ekow Spio Gabrah; Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, former Minister of State and Mahama Ayariga, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovations, are all reported interested in leading the NDC into the 2020 election.

Others who were reported to be interested in leading the party after Mr Mahama’s reign include former Ministers of Youth and Sports, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuije; Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur; former Brong Ahafo Minister, Eric Opoku; former Central Regional Minister; Kwaku Rickett Hagan; former Minister of State at the presidency, Rashid Pelpuo; and former majority leader and now 2nd deputy Speaker of Parliament; Alban Kingsford Sumane Bagbin.

The likes of immediate past Senior Policy Adviser and Head of Presidential Delivery Unit, Dr Valerie Sawyer; former MP for La Dadekotopon, Nii Amasah Namoale; former Chief Executives of NHIA, Sylvester Mensah; COCOBOD’s Dr Stephen Opuni; Eco Medical Village’s, Dzifa Aku Ativor; former KMA boss, Kojo Bonsu; 1st vice Chairman of NDC, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo; former Minister of Health, Alex Segbefia; MP for Klottey Korle; Dr Zanetor Rawlings; Anlo MP; Clement Kofi Humado and former vice President, Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur were also reported to be interested in the post.

Some of them have since made their stance clear they will be seeking the mandate of the party while others are in hibernation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: mynewsgh.com

More Politics

19 factories completed so far under 1D1F – John Kumah 19 factories completed so far under 1D1F – John Kumah 2018-06-21 - The Chief Executive Officer of the National Entrepreneurship...
Selorm Adadevoh is MTN new CEO Selorm Adadevoh is MTN new CEO 2018-06-20 - MTN has appointed Selorm Adadevoh as the new Chief Executive...
NPP Replies Mahama Over His Claim of Incorruptibility And Unprovoked Attack On Akufo-Addo NPP Replies Mahama Over His Claim of Incorruptibility And Unprovoked Attack On Akufo-Addo 2018-06-20 - The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) is utterly shocked at claims...
$13m E.O. Fund claim: I’m ready for Amidu’s probe – Mahama $13m E.O. Fund claim: I’m ready for Amidu’s probe – Mahama 2018-06-19 - Former President John Mahama has denied claims that he diverted...
AirtelTigo CEO Roshi Motman resigns AirtelTigo CEO Roshi Motman resigns 2018-06-19 - The CEO of AirtelTigo Roshi Motman has resigned to pursue new...

 

More News..

Snail Seller Takes Blame For Mahama’s Death Snail Seller Takes Blame For Mahama’s Death 2018-06-21 - The snail seller from whom Major Mahama asked direction to Denkyira...
NADMO seeks legal backing to demolish structures on waterways NADMO seeks legal backing to demolish structures on waterways 2018-06-20 - The National Disaster Management Organization(NADMO), is seeking...
Residents trapped as Monday downpour ‘submerges’ Accra Residents trapped as Monday downpour ‘submerges’ Accra 2018-06-19 - Residents in various parts of Accra were trapped in their homes...
Ibrahim battles Bauxite Case Ibrahim battles Bauxite Case 2018-06-18 - Exton Cubic Group Limited, which has links to Ibrahim Mahama,...
Okyenhene escapes unhurt after car crash at Ankaase Okyenhene escapes unhurt after car crash at Ankaase 2018-06-18 - The Okyenhene, Osaagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II on Sunday afternoon...