A former Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, is convinced he will emerge victorious in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential race.
Dr Afriyie Akoto is one of the aspirants for the upcoming race scheduled for November 4.
He came in fourth, with 36 votes, representing 3.90 percent, at the just-ended super delegates conference, surprising many political pundits and pollsters.
He believes he is the only aspirant who has clearly stated how he intends to diversify the country’s agricultural sector through policies and programmes.
“I am more energized than ever before to bear the flag of the NPP and go on to win power for the party. If you look at all the candidates contesting the NPP flagbearer position, who has a better message than mine?
“My vision for the NPP and that for Ghana inspires hope, and that is why hundreds of thousands of Ghanaians are urging me to go all out and fight until I win power for them. I can’t disappoint them,” he said.
According to him, he is Ghana’s hope and the one to turn the economy around and take Ghanaians out of the perennial hardships that they go through.
He urged the party to create an atmosphere that encourages free and fair elections.
Dr Afriyie Akoto is number three on the ballot. Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central Kennedy Agyapong picked the first position, followed by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia for the second slot and Francis Addai Nimoh, is number four.