The National Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams has expressed optimism about the chances of his party in the elections following the unveiling of the campaign team for the presidential race.
President Mahama unveiled a 15-man campaign team, led by the NDC’s General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, fo anchor his campaign for re-election.
The decision was taken in consultation with the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party at a NEC meeting on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.
According to Kofi Adams, who was appointed Campaign Coordinator, the team put together by the President put them in goo stead to claim victory in the polls.
The team is very solid. Everybody in this country understands that the best person for job is President John Dramani Mahama. President Mahama is the best and he remains so,” Mr. Adams said.
There have been complaints from some sections of the party that key players in the last campaign had been left out of this year’s team, including Hanna Tetteh, Elvis Ankrah and Dr. Omane Boamah.
However, Kofi Adams explained that despite their exclusion from the main team, they remained key members of the party’s campaign team.
“The President has not, will not and has never thought of abandoning anybody. Everybody is included in this campaign…No one has been abandoned and everyone is going to play a role,” he said.
“The Minister of Foreign Affairs is the chief diplomat of the President and a candidate contesting an election. The other is the Chief Spokesperson who is also the linguist to the President as far as issues of governance are concerned, so these persons have not been abandoned. They have their roles they have to play.”
Here’s the full list of persons appointed as members of the NDC’s campaign team for the 2016 elections:
1. Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketiah` – Campaign Chairman
2. Mr Kofi Adams. – Campaign Coordinator
3. Mr Samuel Adu Yeboah – Deputy Campaign Coordinator
4. Hon Joyce Mogtari Bawa. – Campaign Spokesperson
5. Hon Felix Kwakye Ofosu – Deputy Campaign Spokesperson
6. Madam Sylvia Osei – Deputy Campaign Spokesperson
7. Hon. Samuel Ofosu Ampofo – Member
8. Amb. Dan Abodakpi – Member
9. Mr Kofi Totobi Quakye – Member
10. Hon Theophilus Tetteh Chai – Member
11. Madam Faustina Nelson – Member
12. Hon Sherry Ayittey – Member
13. Alhaji Huudu Yahaya – Member
14. Alhaji Shamsu Kwakwa – Member
15. Amb. Daniel Ohene Agyekum – Member
By: Edwin Kwakofi/ghanadecides.com/Ghana