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Asamoah Gyan Open to Serving as Running Mate to NPP Flagbearer
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Asamoah Gyan Open to Serving as Running Mate to NPP Flagbearer

Accra, Ghana - Former Black Stars Captain, Asamoah Gyan, has expressed his readiness to serve as running mate to NPP flagbearer Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia if given the opportunity. In a television interview, Gyan stated that he would not reject the offer if it was ever made, describing it as an honor. "Honour is something everybody likes. I won't reject it, but I know that's big," the former Rennes and Sunderland forward said, clearly amused by the question. Although Gyan acknowledged that the question of being an NPP running mate was hypothetical, he emphasized his commitment to leveraging his experience and knowledge gathered over the years in football for the betterment of Ghana’s sports sector. Currently serving as the chairman of the Sports Sub-Committee of the Vice...
Digitalization Crucial To Continuing Advancement Of Justice System – VP Bawumia
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Digitalization Crucial To Continuing Advancement Of Justice System – VP Bawumia

The Vice President and Flagbearer of the NPP, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has underscored the  indispensability of digitalization in the advancement of Ghana's justice system. Speaking at the launch of LEADing Justice, an acronym for the framework of the vision of the Chief Justice, Her Ladyship Justice Margaret Torkonoo, in Accra on Monday April 8, 2023, Dr. Bawumia said, digitalization, which is a significant feature of the Chief Justice's vision framework, and other elements, are significant to the realisation of the Chief Justice's vision, as well as the  transformation of the overall justice delivery system in Ghana. "As we have learnt today, the vision of the Honourable Lady Chief Justice hinges on the fundamental pillars of law, ethics, assets management, due process ...
I Will Be More Accountable To Ghanaians Because I Will Face The People Again After 2024- Dr. Bawumia
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I Will Be More Accountable To Ghanaians Because I Will Face The People Again After 2024- Dr. Bawumia

The Flagbearer of the NPP, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has said that if elected into office as President, he will be more accountable to Ghanaians than his main contender, former President John Mahama, whom he said, will not be accountable to the people because he will not seek re-election. Speaking at the NPP  International Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Saturday, March 23, 2024, Dr. Bawumia explained that having never been president before, he will be more accountable to Ghanaians as President because he will have another opportunity to come before the people and seek re-election, unlike Mahama who will not return because he will be serving just one term in office. "Apart from my proven track record as Vice President, hard work, credibility and vision for the futur...
Nana, Bawumia Salute Ashanti Regional NPP
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Nana, Bawumia Salute Ashanti Regional NPP

Ashanti NPP leadership at the event President Nana Akufo-Addo has described the Ashanti Region as the heartbeat and soul of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). He thus stated that the region would play a significant role in the NPP’s hope of retaining political power on December 7, 2024. Likewise, the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has also said the Ashanti Region is very important to the NPP’s ambition of “breaking the eight”. These messages were conveyed on their behalf to the Ashanti Regional NPP by the Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare on Sunday. Speaking at the Ashanti Regional NPP 2024 campaign launch at KNUST, she said Messrs Akufo-Addo and Bawumia trust Ashanti to deliver for the NPP. Frema’s message Madam Osie-Opare charged the NPP women or...
2024 Elections: Ghana Needs Problem Solvers, Generational Thinkers And People With Integrity – Dr. Bawumia
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2024 Elections: Ghana Needs Problem Solvers, Generational Thinkers And People With Integrity – Dr. Bawumia

The Vice President and Flagbearer of the NPP, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has outlined a number of qualities, he  believes Ghana's next leader must possess, to move the country forward to the next level. Speaking at the NPP International Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Saturday March 23,  Dr. Bawumia said, Ghana needs a visionary  leader with a proven track record  and credibility, to  solve  generational problems, declaring that he has proven to be a problem solver through policies he has spearheaded as Vice President. "Ghana needs problem solvers, generational thinkers and people with innovative ideas, Dr. Bawumia stated. "I am a problem solver, and a generational thinker with innovative ideas. I have a solid track record as Vice-Presiden...
Individuals, Businesses to have tax amnesty in 2025 under my government – Dr. Bawumia reiterates
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Individuals, Businesses to have tax amnesty in 2025 under my government – Dr. Bawumia reiterates

The Vice President and Flagbearer of the NPP, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has promised that businesses and individuals will have a clean tax sheet to usher in a new tax system under his presidency if he wins the 2024 elections. During his maiden address to the nation as flagbearer of the NPP, Dr. Bawumia announced that his government will introduce a new friendly tax regime aimed at boosting businesses and making the private sector competitive.  At a stakeholder interaction with members of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Accra on Wednesday, Dr. stressed on the need for a new tax regime to aid his vision of carrying the private sector along, under his government.  “Our tax system has been the same since independence and it has not helped us so we ha...
Veep Bawumia Commissions Legon Stadium
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Veep Bawumia Commissions Legon Stadium

Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Friday, commissioned the University of Ghana stadium (Legon Stadium), at a colourful ceremony in Accra.The 11,000 capacity facility which has been completed to host the 13th African Games, Accra 2023, as Ghana wrap up preparations ahead of the opening of the Games on March 3, was unveiled amidst fanfare.Commissioning the arena, the Vice President said, “the history of the African Games is tied with the history of the continent. I believe it is common knowledge that the Great Pan African and First President of the republic of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah is a founding member of the Games. The Games thus inhabit the Spirit of Africa and Pan Africanism.“Our theme for this edition of the Games, “Experience the African Dream”, is thus steeped ...
I have not been officially invited to join Bawumia’s Manifesto Committee – Okyeame Kwame
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I have not been officially invited to join Bawumia’s Manifesto Committee – Okyeame Kwame

Okyeame Kwame Ghanaian musician Okyeame Kwame has disclosed that he has not officially been appointed to the Manifesto Committee of Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia. This follows a statement by the Vice-President’s campaign team announcing Okyeame Kwame and actor Prince David Osei as manifesto committee members for Tourism Arts and Culture. In a press release, the musician said he is not politically affiliated to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) or any other political party in Ghana Okyeame Kwame also added that he not been given any money to serve as a member of the  Committee. “I wish to reassure my respected following and reiterate that I remain non-partisan and apolitical, as I have been throughout my entire career. I have not been paid by H.E. The Vice President’s campaign ...
Bawumia’s manifesto: Asamoah Gyan chairs youth and sports sub-committee
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Bawumia’s manifesto: Asamoah Gyan chairs youth and sports sub-committee

Ghanaian sports legend Asamoah Gyan has been named as part of a team tasked to put together a manifesto for the flagbearer of the governing New Patriotic Party, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, for the 2024 polls. Asamoah Gyan is the chairman of the Youth and Sports sub-committee. This information was contained in a press release signed by Dennis Miracles Aboagye, Director of Communications for Bawumia’s campaign team. The list includes Osei-Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu as the chairman of the manifesto committee. The committee shall be responsible for undertaking a holistic review of the party’s 2016 and 2020 manifestos and engaging all relevant stakeholders to come up with a pragmatic 2024 manifesto. “The Manifesto Committee is further charged to discharge their mandate efficiently ...
VP Bawumia Launches Revolutionary ‘Tap N’ Go’ System For Public Transport In Ghana
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VP Bawumia Launches Revolutionary ‘Tap N’ Go’ System For Public Transport In Ghana

A multi-functional, cross-utility card to access and pay for public transport services across the country has been launched by Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. The Tap n’ Go Transport service, beginning with Metro Mass Transit Limited’s Inter-City Services, will soon be rolled out to other transport operators like the GPRTU, VIP, VVIP, STC, taxis, and trotros to address the many challenges facing the sector, including corruption, and a lack of transparency and accountability, according to officials of the Ministry of Transport. Speaking at the launch ceremony in Accra on Monday, February 19, 2024, Vice President Bawumia expressed delight at the success of the government’s ongoing, holistic digitalization efforts, which have seen interventions in such key areas as the Por...