-Former MP of La-Dadekotopon, Nii Amasah Namoale has decided not to contest the NDC flagbearership again
-He has thrown his support behind Professor Joshua Alabi
Former Member of Parliament (MP) for La-Dadekotopon, Nii Amasah Namoale is shelving his ambition to contest the flagbearer slot of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).
According to the former MP he will now support the candidature of Professor Joshua Alabi, former Rector of the University of Professional Studies (UPS) Accra.
He is reported to have disclosed this on Homebase Television but is yet to give reasons for his withdrawal.
Mr Namoale is one of the first persons to have declared his intention in contesting the postion and his latest decision will come as a surprise.
The NDC has set the middle of next year to elect their presidential candidate for the 2020 general elections names like that of former Trade and Industry Minister, Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah; Second Deputy of Parliament, Alban Bagbin; and Professor Alabi popping up as potential contenders.
Others including Stephen Atubiga, Former CEO of NHIA, Sylvester Mensah and many others who served as ministers under former President John Mahama.
Most are however of the view that if former President Mahama stages a comeback, they will shelve their ambitions until a later time.
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