The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has unanimously acclaimed President Akufo-Addo, as its Presidential candidate for the 2020 general election.
A statement issued and signed by the General Secretary, John Boadu said, “the party has resolved to acclaim the sole candidate who filed his nomination to contest in the Presidential primaries, that is Nana Akufo-Addo, as its 2020 Presidential candidate.
According to the statement, a date for the acclamation of the Presidential candidate and his running mate will soon be communicated to the public. Equally, the party will soon issue guidelines for the conduct of the Parliamentary primaries.
Meanwhile, the party has also settled on June 20, 2020, to conduct its parliamentary primaries in the 168 Constituencies where the Party has sitting MPs to elect Candidates for the 2020 General Election.
The statement said these critical decisions were taken by the party at a National Executive Committee (NEC), and National Council meetings jointly held last night at the Alisa Hotel in Accra,” President Akufo-Addo filed his nomination to contest in the NPP presidential elections on February 20, 2020.
The President has also maintained Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia as his running mate for the 2020 general elections.