The Former President of the Republic of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama is expected to today Wednesday, February 20, 2019 end his campaign tour ahead of the National Democratic Congress’s (NDC’s) flagbearership election scheduled for Saturday February 23,2019 in the Jaman South District of the Brong Ahafo Region.
The Brong Ahafo Regional (BAR) Chairman for the party, Ambassador Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo who revealed this in an interview with “Ark FM’s Ogya Kase3bo” noted, the visit will add up to a total of two hundred and seventy five (275) constituencies visited so far by the NDC flag bearer hopeful.
Former President Mahama on the 23rd of August 2018, revealed his intention to lead the biggest opposition party to the 2020 presidential elections.
Ex President Mahama failed to visit Jaman South when he campaigned in the Region in October 2018 after the Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, by an Executive Instrument imposed a curfew on Drobo, Japekrom and six other communities in the Jaman South Municipality of the Brong Ahafo Region, following a shooting incident which claimed some lives and injured several others.
Mr. Mahama has so far visited all the constituencies in country with his last one to the Volta Region earlier this month.
Delegates of National Democratic Congress (NDC) if schedules remain same will on Saturday, February 23, 2019, have to choose from former President John Dramani Mahama, Alhaji Nurudeen Iddrissu, Alban Bagbin, Sylvester Mensah, Dr. Ekwow Spio Garbrah, Goosie Tanoh and Prof. Joshua Alabi as candidate to snatch power from the ruling New Patriotic Party after losing the 2012 elections.
The BAR Chairman for the NDC Ambassador Nyamekye Marfo further touching on party’s preparedness for Saturday’s exercise warned, the party will not shield any member or group found culprit of perpetrating any form of violence in the elections to make the party attractive to Ghanaians come 2020 general elections