In a demonstration of commitment to party unity and inclusivity, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, recently elected as the New Patriotic Party (NPP) leader, has extended a hand of collaboration to his former rivals in the party’s Presidential Primaries held on November 4, 2023.
Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, former Minister of Agriculture and one of the contenders in the primaries, welcomed Dr. Bawumia’s outreach, emphasizing the importance of unity and consultation within the NPP as they gear up for the 2024 elections.
Dr. Bawumia’s decision to engage with fellow contestants reflects his dedication to hearing diverse perspectives and fostering a sense of unity and teamwork within the party. By actively sharing and exchanging ideas, the Vice President aims to create a platform for open dialogue and harness the collective experience and knowledge of party members.
During these consultations, Dr. Bawumia highlighted the significance of collaboration and collective decision-making in shaping the NPP’s strategies for the upcoming elections. His inclusive approach is seen as a positive step towards building a cohesive and united front as the party aims to secure victory in 2024.
Dr. Afriyie Akoto, expressing satisfaction with the outreach, described the experience as “very refreshing” and emphasized the importance of such consultations in shaping the party’s vision and strategies for the elections.
Dr. Bawumia’s outreach also extended to Francis Addai-Nimoh, who came last in the flagbearership race. The message of unity and collaboration was reiterated during this meeting, underlining the party’s commitment to a cohesive and collective approach.
As the NPP intensifies preparations for the 2024 elections, Dr. Bawumia’s inclusive approach is expected to set a precedent for further consultations within the party. The active engagement with various stakeholders aims to develop a comprehensive campaign strategy aligned with the aspirations and needs of the Ghanaian people.
The outcome of these discussions is anticipated to shape the NPP’s policies and strategies, showcasing a strong and united platform to the electorate in the upcoming elections. With unity and collaboration at the forefront, the NPP, under Dr. Bawumia’s leadership, aims to retain power and continue its pursuit of development and progress for Ghana.