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Former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings will on Friday, September 4, 2020, be acclaimed as flagbearer of the National Democratic Party (NDP).
General Secretary of the Party, Alhaji Mohammed Frimpong, stated that the former First Lady was selected out of 3 candidates.
The acclamation will occur at a Congress to be held in Accra between Friday, September 4, 2020, and Saturday, September 5, 2020.
According to the party, their Congress will be graced by the founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry John Rawlings, who is the guest speaker.
General Secretary of NDP, Alhaji Mohammed Frimpong stated stringent COVID-19 safety protocols will be adhere to at the two-day event.
“This Friday because of COVID-19 protocols, five [delegates] each from each of the 16 regions will be trooping into Accra for an in-house session to endorse the flagbearer and national executives. And on Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm will be the outdooring our national officers, including the flagbearer.”
The National Democratic Party is a political party founded in October 2012 by Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, spouse of former Head of state Jerry John Rawlings.
Nana Konadu was previously a high ranking member of the National Democratic Congress prior to breaking away.
This will be the 2nd time she will be competing the presidency should she be endorsed on Friday.
In 2012, the Electoral Commission (EC) disqualified her and 11 other presidential candidates for failing to meet requirements prior to the September 30 due date to file election papers.
She contested again in 2016 on the ticket of the NDP.
Source: Ghana Waves