Former Trades and Industry Minister Alan Kyeremanten has picked his nomination forms to officially contest in the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) flagbearer race.
A delegation led by some market queens in different market areas in Accra and Kumasi picked the forms on his behalf at the party’s headquarters in Accra on Wednesday, May 31.
Speaking on behalf of the delegation at the NPP headquarters, Nana Abena Serwaa Comfort, said she and her colleagues were thankful for the immense help they received from Mr Kyerematen, especially at the time of their struggles.
As a result, they promised to make donations, raise the filing fees and pick the forms on his behalf.
“Many market women since Mr Kyerematen became Trade Minister saw improvement in their trade thanks to his aid and we believe the country will benefit from his hard work if he becomes president,” Madam Serwaa said.
Mr. Kyeremanten adds to a number of stalwarts of the party that have picked up forms to contest in the party’s presidential primary that is scheduled for November 4, 2024.
Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, on Tuesday, May 30 picked up his forms through the former Vice Chairman of the NPP, Fred Oware, and the Director-General of the National Lottery Authority, Sammi Awuku.
Also, former Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko, a former General Secretary of the party, Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, a former MP for Mampong, Francis Addai-Nimoh, a former Agriculture Minister, Dr. Owusu Afryie Akoto, Energy Analyst, Kwadwo Poku have all picked forms for the flagbearer race.