- An NDC member, Alex Mould, has stated he is not interested in becoming John Mahama's running mate for the 2020 elections
- He explained that the idea has never crossed his mind and he would reject it if is offered
- This, he said, is because he believes there are others who can competently play the role
A former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Alex Mould, has stated that he is not ready to become a running mate to National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama.
In an interview, he explained that even though he has good qualities to become the running mate, it has not crossed his mind to accept it if it is offered.
Giving the characteristics of who makes a good running mate, he said “I think anybody who is going to assist John Mahama and the NDC needs to have strong leadership qualities and needs to have a strong grasp of the economy.”
Per a report by Mynewsgh.com, he explained he prefers to give back and help, especially in a situation where his role is clearly explained to him.
YEN.com.gh understands that a number of names have come up as possible running mates to Mahama.
Some of the people are Marrietta Appiah-Opong Brew, a former attorney-general, Kwesi Ahwoi, Ghana’s former agric minister and high commissioner to South Africa, Dr Johnson Asiama, a former Bank of Ghana deputy governor, Julius Debrah, a former minister and a former chief of staff and Hannah Tetteh, a former foreign minister.
Others are Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang, a former vice chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, Dr Kwesi Botchwey, who was chairman of the National Development Planning Commission under Mahama and Dr. Zanetor Rawlings, a Member of Parliament (MP).
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