- Dr Edward Omane Boamah has promised to work hard to secure victory for the NDC in 2024 in a letter to accept his appointment as Director of Elections and IT for the party
- Dr Omane Boamah replaces Elvis Afriyie Ankrah who has held the position since 2019
- He also promised to commit to working loyally, cooperatively and strategically with the team to help bring the NDC back to power in January 2025
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has appointed former Communications Minister Dr Edward Omane Boamah as the party's Director of Elections and IT for the 2024 polls.
His appointment, and others, was announced in a press statement issued by General Secretary Fifi Kwetey on Thursday, August 24, 2023.
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Omane Boamah promises to deliver victory to the NDC
In his acceptance letter, Dr Omane Boamah said he was excited about the appointment.
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"With my experience as the NDC’s Deputy Campaign Coordinator for the 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections and my understanding of the impact of technology and unbiased research on modern-day elections, I commit to working loyally, cooperatively, strategically, meticulously, effectively, efficiently, and resiliently to help bring the NDC back to power on January 07, 2025," he said.
He said he would lead the party to repeat the 2012 victory in 2024 to enable the NDC to build a better Ghana.
Pollster warns against underestimating Alan Kyerematen in NPP primary
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported in a separate story that the Head of Polls at Global InfoAnalytics Mussa Dankwah has predicted a Mahamudu Bawumia victory in the August 26 primary.
However, Dankwah said the gap between Bawumia and Alan Kyerematen will not be as big as some have predicted.
The pollster gave his prediction for the top five in the primary during an interview with YEN.com.gh.
Analyst criticises large campaigns for NPP congress
In other news, a political analyst has criticised the massive campaigns of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential aspirants.
The analyst, Dr Nansata Yakubu, told YEN.com.gh that aspirants could have targetted the few super delegates with their campaign messages.
Yakubu said the massive campaigns renewed concerns about the monetisation of Ghanaian politics.
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Also, leading NPP politicians in the Ashanti Region have decided to fund Vice President Mahamaudu Bawumia’s campaign in the region.
The Ashanti Region Chairman of the NPP, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, said this was a show of gratitude for developmental projects.
Boasiako said the group of financiers comprised Members of Parliament and traditional rulers based in the Ashanti Region.
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