- Hundreds of NPP supporters made a big deal of Dr Bawumia's filing of nominations on Friday, June 16
- They danced and made merry on the street as the vice president and his campaign arrived at the party office
- Last month, former vice chairman Fred Oware and former national organiser Sammy Awuku picked up the forms on behalf of Dr Bawumia
There was a frenzy at the head office of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Friday, June 16, 2023, as hundreds of party grassroots stormed there to support Dr Mahamudu Bawumia to file his nomination for the flagbearer race.
A video shared on Dr Bawumia's official Facebook page captures the teeming youth of the party dancing and making merry on the streets leading to the party's Asylum Down head office.
Some supporters wore T-Shirts with Bawumia's image and the slogan "It Is Possible".
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Others were dressed in NPP T-shirts and scarves.
Dr Bawumia was accompanied by his fashion-loving wife, Samira Bawumia and his campaign team.
The video also captured the charged atmosphere of party supporters rooting for Dr Bawumia to lead the party into 2024 ahead of the party's presidential primary in November.
Bawumia announced the filing of nomination ahead of Friday
Last month, influential members of the governing party like former vice chairman Fred Oware and former national organiser Sammy Awuku picked up the forms on behalf of the vice president.
On his Facebook page on Thursday, June 16, 2023, Dr Bawumia indicated that he would file his nomination on Friday.
Dr Bawumia faces stiff competition from former trade minister Alan Kyerematen and Assin North MP Ken Agyapong.
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The groundbreaking system is credited for the faster turnaround time in the clearing of goods at the ports.
Bawumia listed as "British" on UK Companies House website
Also, in other news, information on UK's Companies House shows vice president Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is listed as a "British". It is against the law for some public office holders to hold dual citizenship.
The Companies House stores information about the staff of top-tier companies and makes such information available to the public.
Dr Bawumia is said to have obtained British citizenship when he was director of the Ghana International Bank Plc.
However, another document purported to have been obtained from the UK's Companies House lists Bawumia as a Ghanaian.
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