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Politics of Friday, 29 June 2007

Source: GNA

NPP presidential aspirants asked to throw their weight behind Mahama

Kranka B/A June 29, GNA - Mr. Matthew Duako-Nsowaah, a retired educationist and a sympathizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has advised aspirants vying for the Party's flagbearship, to throw their weight behind Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mamama to ensure electoral victory in the 2008 General Election.

He noted that the Vice President had served the country for the past eight years and had gained a lot of experience in good governance. Mr. Duako-Nsowaah, who made this known to the Ghana News Agency at Kranka, in the Brong Ahafo Region, expressed concern about the number of people who had decided to contest the flagbearship of the Party. He urged the leadership of the NPP to map out the necessary strategies towards the electioneering campaign, in order to woo more people to join the Party to ensure a resounding victory. "The leaders of the Party should not forget to reach out to the people at their doorsteps to inform them of the good policies of the NPP," he said.

Mr. Duako-Nsowaah called on the Constituency Executives to organise regularly meetings with Party members to rekindle their spirit. He advised the youth to guard against violence during electioneering campaigns. 29 June 07