"Historic Nomination Not A Personal Achievement But Victory For Inclusive Democracy" - Prof Agyemang
The long-awaited Running Mate of the largest opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang has disclosed that her historic nomination is not a personal achievement but victory for inclusive and participatory democracy in the country.
According to Prof. Agyemang, the inclusive and participatory democracy will help enhance the credentials of Ghana and recognize the towering role women have played over the ages to achieve the progress we have made.
In her acceptance speech as the running mate of NDC, Prof. Jane said "I wish to salute all those who have come before me and pledge to draw deeply from their inspiration"
She added that although she has worked with HE John Dramani Mahama closely, she believes he is a man of vision, a leader Ghanaians can trust.
She added that HE Mahama is a public servant of integrity and a courageous leader who has made the right decisions in the national interest at all times.
"It is with deep honour and a high sense of gratitude that I convey my acceptance of the nomination by H.E. John Dramani Mahama, Flagbearer and Leader of the great National Democratic Congress (NDC) to be his Running Mate for the December 7, 2020 election" Prof. Agyemang added.
She further noted that she is humbled by the overwhelming endorsement her nomination has received from the Founder of the NDC, H.E. Jerry John Rawlings, the Council of Elders, the National Executive Committee and the rank and file of our party, as well as the general public.
Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang also pledged to diligently apply, dedicate her energy and intellect in ensuring a resounding victory for the NDC and Ghana in the December polls.
Below is a copy of the acceptance speech:
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith