The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto has expressed interesting in contesting for the presidency on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
Speaking to Evans Mensah on JoyNews he said he his highly qualified to contest for the said position as a senior member of the NPP.
“Why shouldn’t I be? I am a member of this party and a very senior member, so why shouldn’t I? The destiny of this party should be of great concern to me and for all of us as party members. If I was going to say I was not interested in running for President, I would have said so,” he said.
Dr Afriyie Akoto and some notable NPP members such as the Vice President and Alan Kyeremanten are alleged to have announced their bid to represent the party in Election 2024.