President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has categorically said that he hasn’t officially endorsed any candidate in the ongoing super delegates congress.
According to the president, the final decision lies with the delegates.
He spoke to journalists after casting his vote during the super delegates congress on Saturday, August 26.
“There are some who are calling for me to endorse their candidates. I haven’t officially endorsed anybody. The election is not mine. I don’t decide it, it’s the delegates in our party who decide,” he stated.
President Akufo-Addo emphasized his reluctance to influence the election’s outcome. He stressed the importance of allowing the democratic process to take its course.
Meanwhile, voting has commenced across the country in the New Patriotic Party’s Super Delegates Congress.
The special delegates congress carries immense significance, as it holds the key to determining the party’s flagbearer for the highly anticipated 2024 elections.
The 10 candidates running for this crucial stage of the selection process include Ken Ohene Agyapong, Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen, Joe Ghartey, Kwadwo Poku, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, Francis Addai Nimoh, Dr Kofi Konadu Apraku, Boakye Kyeremanteng Agyarko, and Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.
Over 900 delegates nationwide are expected to decide the fate of the 10 presidential aspirants.
Voting is expected to end at 1pm.