All aspirants who have publicly declared their intentions to contest former president John Mahama in the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential primaries are attention seekers, Former Central regional NDC chairman Allotey Jacobs has jabbed.
According to Mr. Allotey Jacobs all the NDC presidential hopefuls except John Mahama are engaging in political gimmicks.
He further stated that such persons who wants to lead the largest opposition NDC are enemies of the party, hired by political detractors to destroy the NDC party.
Allotey Jacobs, a staunch supporter of Mr. Mahama whiles speaking on Accra based Adom TV program Tuesday and monitored by BestnewsGH.Com said former president John Mahama will win by landslide victory in the NDC presidential primaries.
” all those who are contesting Mahama wants to be running mates, the party as I am speaking now at all grassroot levels are for Mahama. If you are not for Mahama you become enemy of the party. In the NDC now until John Mahama decides not to contest again, no aspirant has a chance of winning the flabeararship race of the NDC. As I speak Mahama will win hands down therefore all these (referring to aspirants) are political gimmicks and enemies of the party” Mr. Allotey Jacobs had said.
The NDC has set December 7th for its presidential primaries.
A host of high profile personalities including former president John Mahama, second deputy speaker of parliament Alban Bagbin, Businessman Nurriden Iddrisu, Professor Joshua Alabi, Mr. Goosie Tanoh among others have announced their intension to contest the election.
Many political pundits have tipped the former president to win the slot of the NDC presidential primaries to recapture political power for the opposition NDC.