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Politics of Thursday, 4 August 2016

Source: Class FM

Akufo-Addo congratulates Dzorgbenuku

The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has congratulated the vice presidential nominee of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) Brigitte Dzorgbenuku on her nomination.

The flagbearer of the PPP, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, on Thursday August 4 named the former beauty queen as his running mate for the 2016 general elections.

Ms Dzorgbenuku is a founder and Executive Director of Mentoring Women Ghana, an NGO.

She is also a former General Manager of the Aviation Social Centre, a fitness and recreational centre.

Ms Dzorgbenuku has been in the fitness industry for more than a decade. She established Recreational Facilities Management Company, which manages various leisure, fitness and sports facilities in the capital.

Nana Akufo-Addo tweeted: “(1) Congratulations to Brigette Dzogbenuku on her selection as running mate to @pknduom of the PPP.”

He added: “She is welcome into frontline politics, and hopefully, she'll help shape positively, the national conversation.”

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