Reliable information obtained from credible sources within Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia’s political campaign team has confirmed that Sammi Awuku, a former National Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), is leading the Vice President’s campaign in his quest to become the flagbearer of the ruling party for the upcoming 2024 general elections.
Given Sammi Awuku’s impressive track record in political organizing and mobilization, his appointment as the head of Dr. Bawumia’s campaign team comes as no surprise. He played a crucial role in helping the party secure victory as National Youth Organiser in 2016 and contributed to retaining power in 2020 as National Organiser.
Referred to as “Capo” within party circles, Sammi Awuku is recognized for his political acumen and strategic abilities.
Sammi Awuku, the Director General of the National Lottery Authority (NLA) and a prominent figure within the NPP, has been appointed as the head of Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia’s campaign team. Sammi Awuku previously served as the National Youth Organiser of the party, where he played a pivotal role in mobilizing the youth base and securing electoral victories for the NPP in past elections.
In addition to Sammi Awuku’s appointment, it has been confirmed that Nana Akomea, the Managing Director of Intercity STC Coaches Limited (STC), has taken on the role of Communication Director for Dr. Bawumia’s campaign. Nana Akomea, a seasoned communicator, publicly declared his support for the Vice President’s candidacy on the Peace FM morning show. He stated that he is in charge of Dr. Bawumia’s campaign communications and shared his experiences while campaigning in the Ashanti Region, praising the enthusiastic reception given to the Vice President.
Nana Akomea, a former Minister of Information and MP for Okaikoi South, brings extensive experience in effectively conveying political messages to the public.
The appointment of Nana Akomea as Communication Director in Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia’s campaign team highlights the campaign’s emphasis on effective communication strategies. With his extensive background in public relations and media management, Akomea is expected to play a crucial role in crafting and delivering the Vice President’s campaign messages to the electorate.
Insider sources indicate that Nana Akomea will be supported by Miracles Dennis Aboagye, Dr. Gideon Boako, and Yaw Adomako Baafi, who have all been actively involved in NPP communications.
The selection of Sammi Awuku and Nana Akomea demonstrates Dr. Bawumia’s commitment to assembling a strong team capable of navigating the complexities of a presidential campaign. Their proven expertise in their respective fields is anticipated to strengthen Bawumia’s chances of securing the NPP’s nomination as the flagbearer and winning the 2024 general elections.
Unconfirmed reports suggest that other key players, such as Frederick Opare-Ansah and Nii Adjei Sowah, may also join the team in the coming days to bolster their efforts.
As the competition for the NPP flagbearer position intensifies, Dr. Bawumia’s choice of Sammi Awuku and Nana Akomea as key members of his campaign team sends a powerful message of his determination to lead the party to victory in the upcoming elections.