Information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that the National Democratic Congress has approved Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang as the running mate for flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama in 2020 elections
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In a post sighted by YEN.com.gh, Mahama stated that she was unanimously, endorsed by the National Executive Council of the NDC.
Mahama described Naana Jane as a God-fearing woman, distinguished scholar, a conscientious public servant, and a role model.
Prof Jane Opoku-Agyemang’s name had come up several among others as likely candidates to be selected as running mate, and if she is finally confirmed, she becomes the first female to be selected as running mate in the history of the NDC.
She was chosen over Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, who is deemed to be favoured by the grassroots of the party.
This the first time any of the two major political parties is going into an election with a woman on the presidential ticket.
If the NDC emerges victorious in the December 2020 polls, she will be the first female Vice President of Ghana.
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