- The Deputy Director of Communications for the NPP has stated that the selection of Professor Opoku-Agyemang is the right thing to do
- Richard Nyamah believes the choice is a positive step for Ghana’s democracy
- His comment comes after flag-bearer for the NDC, John Dramani Mahama, said his party had shown its willingness to bring women on board to make decisions at a higher level
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The Deputy Director of Communications for the (NPP), Richard Nyamah, has stated that the selection of Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang as a running mate will do a lot of good to the country's democracy.
Contrary to different views held by other party members, he believes the choice is a positive step for Ghana’s democracy.
Interestingly, his supportive comment comes after Mahama, said his party has shown its willingness to bring women into the highest level of decision-making in the country.
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Richard Nyamah gave an interview to Breakfast Daily on Citi TV on Thursday, 9 July, in which he has this to say about the appointment of Opoku-Agyemang:
“For me, it’s a plus to our democratic dispensation. There has always been the clamour for an increased participation of women in our democratic process.”
He, however, was quick to add that Mahama's selection of Prof Opoku-Agyemang was because of his “incompetence”.
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In other news, since the NDC announced Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang as the running mate of John Mahama in the 2020 elections, a lot of people have an issue with her selection.
One such person who seems to have an issue with the selection of Professor Opoku-Agyemang is the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the NPP, Bernard Antwi Boasiako (better known as Wontumi).
According to him, Ghanaian actress, Afia Scwhar is a better option for the NDC compared to Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang.
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"Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang is a threat to Ghana's growth and development" - NPP:
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