Ghana

Mahama meets Rawlings over running mate choice, other NDC matters

Former President John Mahama has met founder of the NDC JJ Rawlings over developments in the party ahead of the December polls.

It is unclear what the two leaders discussed but reports say the NDC Flagbearer discussed his choice of running-mate with the founder.

Mr Mahama took to Facebook to announce the meeting.

“‪I called on HE Jerry John Rawlings, this morning in his office, to discuss a number of NDC-related issues. Very warm discussions as always,” Mahama wrote on Facebook.

Mr Rawlings also confirmed the meeting on twitter.

Mr. Mahama is expected to announce his running mate next week.

Front runners for the ticket include ex-Finance Minister, Kwesi Botchway, ex-Education Minister, Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang, Kwame Awuah Darko, the former boss of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) and the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST), Kwasi Ahwoi, a former Agric and Interior Minister.

Also, on the list is Dr Kwabena Duffuor, a former Finance Minister, banker and businessman, who once served as Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BOG).

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