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“Mahama Will Choose Me As His Running Mate Because He Trusts Me” – Alex Mould


Former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC), Alex Mould says due to the trust candidate John Mahama has in him, he is confident, the Presidential hopeful will choose him as his running mate to represent the largest opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the upcoming 2020 general election.


According to him, the move is possible due to his hard work and unmatched record as a former Chief Executive of GNPC as well as true value shown over the years.


Speaking on an Accra based television station on Monday, Mr. Mould said “He would not have offered me the largest corporate job in the public sector. In corporate world, we measure with revenue and profitability and yes, he would not have charged me with that if he had not trusted me because this is a job that can make or break the country”


He added without trust, his long stay at GNPC would have been cut short.


Mr. Mould further explained that candidate John Mahama has his mechanism to evaluate the competence of his appointees adding feedbacks from stakeholders will help play a key role in a decision for his selection as running mate.


“I will be a capable match for Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia if given the nod to go into the 2020 elections as the running mate for the NDC” he noted.


The Former Chief Executive also hinted if he is not selected as running mate, he is ever prepared for any role in the NDC.


He was confident that with the acquaintance likewise skill gained within his years of service in many units, his involvement can match the expertise of Dr Mahamudu Bawumia


Thinknewsonline.com is learning many Ghanaians have called on the largest opposition party, NDC to consider the services of an economist since they believe, he or she (running mate) can be a solid competitor as against the much-learned Dr Bawumia


Mr. Mould hinted “My pedigree shows that I have managed organisations successfully and if you’re talking about the economy, of course, I can deliver. If you’re talking about energy, I can deliver. If you are talking about any area whether its trade, industry, I can deliver”


Although it is unclear who is likely to win the slot as running for the NDC, the former chief Executive of GNPC says he is hopeful, he will claim the spot with much ease.


“I think there is a process that goes into it. The flagbearer has to work with the Functional Executives of the party in consultation with the elders and come up with a criteria. If the call me and nominate me and I pass the criteria, I definitely will accept it” he noted.


Story by Joshua Kwabena Smith

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