President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says he will support any aspirant the New Patriotic Party (NPP) elects as flagbearer to contest the 2024 presidential election.
He however insists that until the governing NPP elects a presidential candidate, he will not support anybody.
Some of the big shots in the party who are reported to have shown interest includes the Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, Trade Minister Alan Kyeremanteng, and Agric Minister Dr. Akoto Afriyie, although the NPP is yet to announce a date for its presidential primaries.
Speaking on a local radio station in Kumasi as part of his tour of the Ashanti Region, President Akufo-Addo insisted that it is non-negotiable and imperative for him to support whoever the party elects, and go all out to campaign for that person to become president.
“My duty is in two folds. One is, first of all, to hold a balance to make sure there is a level playing field for all of them (aspirants) because the decision has to be the decision of the party, and whoever the party elects as its flagbearer for 2024 that person is the one I will support and campaign for the person to become president.”