18:33, 17.Nov 2018
Delegates of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have overwhelmingly endorsed former President John Dramani Mahama as their choice for Election 2020.
Mahama won the NDC’s primaries on Saturday, 23 February 2019 with an overwhelming 213,443 votes representing 95.24 per cent of the total valid votes cast per the figures available to AccraFM.com.
The six other contenders together managed a paltry 4 per cent of total valid votes cast.
Former Vice-Chancellor of University of Professional Studies; Accra (UPSA), Prof. Joshua Alabi came second with 3,399 votes representing 1.516 per cent while cent while the Second Deputy Speaker and Member of Parliament for Nadowli/Kaleo, Mr Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin, came third with 2313 votes representing 1.032 per cent.
Mr Goosie Tanoh, a stalwart of the NDC, came fourth with 2038 votes representing 0.909%.
Former Trades and Industry Minister in the Mahama government, Ekwow Spio Garbrah came fifth with 1457 votes which represent 0.650 per cent of the total votes.
Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Sylvester Mensah got 932 votes representing 0.415 per cent while businessman, Nurudeen Iddrisu polled a paltry 519 votes representing 0.231 per cent.
Mr Spio-Garbrah and Prof Alabi, have conceded defeat and congratulated Mr Mahama.
“Congratulations President John Dramani Mahama. Together, we win 2020”, Mr Spio-Garbrah’s message read.
“Congratulations President John Dramani Mahama. We will fight 2020 together”, Prof Alabi’s message read.