Former president John Mahama has named a former ambassador to the US Daniel Ohene Agyekum as his campaign manager as he starts his bid to return to power in 2020.
Ambassador Agyekum has held various ministerial positions, including former Ashanti Regional Minister, Minister for Chieftaincy Affairs and other senior-level public appointments. He is the immediate past Chairman of COCOBOD. Previously, he served as Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Ashanti Region.
Mr Ohene Agyekum will be assisted by a former Deputy Regional Minister for the Greater Accra Region; Nii Vandepuye Djangmah is.
According to the statement, Mr Djangmah has strong expertise in leadership training and grassroots mobilization.
The other deputy campaign manager is Godfred Seidu Jasaw. He was a member of the National Development Planning Commission. He is a key strategist and policy formulator.
Dr Jasaw holds a PhD in Sustainability Science from the United Nations University, Tokyo and has a Masters in Social Policy Planning in Developing Countries from the London School of Economics.
The NDC Presidential primaries is scheduled for December 7, 2018.
Below is a rest of the members of the campaign team and their roles
Deputy Spokesperson (I) - Elsie Esenam Appau Klu
is a lawyer, Human Resource practitioner, Policy Analyst and Water Governance Specialist. She has over 14 years work experience as a Policy Analyst, project management expert and social development specialist with particular expertise in water governance, gender and public management issues.
Deputy Spokesperson (II) - Adwoa Serwaa Bondzie
Adwoa Serwaa Bondzie holds an MBA in international Business Strategy from Henley Business School in the UK and a Bachelor’s in Information Technlogy. She has experience in oil and gas, and media management.
Administrative and operations coordinator - Dr Callistus Mahama
Dr Callistus Mahama holds a PhD in Land Law and an MPhil in Land Economy both from the University of Cambridge, England, the United Kingdom. He originally graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) with a BSc in Land Economy.
Stakeholder coordinators - Alexander Kofi
Mensah Mould holds BSc in Chemical Engineering from KNUST, Kumasi, and an MBA in Finance, Accounting and Decision Science from J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston Illinois, USA.
Amb. Kwesi Ahwoi
is a former Ambassador to South Africa with concurrent accreditation to Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar, Comoros, Swaziland and Lesotho.
He was Minister for the Interior, and Food and Agriculture. He was also an Assembly Member for Sefwi Wiawso District Assembly.
She holds a master’s degree in Educational Administration from the University of Cape Coast.
She is a former Metropolitan Chief Executive for Cape Coast Metropolis and a former executive member of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG).
Madam Sherry Ayitey
is a former Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development. She was previously the Minister for Health and before that Minister for Environment, Science and Technology.
She is a former National Vice Chairperson of the National Democratic Congress.
is a former Member of Parliament for Sege Constituency. Prior to that, he worked at the Bank of Ghana for over 27 years.
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