Friday, 19 July

Bawumia begins Ashanti Region tour today

Rumours suggest Dr. Bawumia may announce his running mate from the region during this visit

The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party's (NPP) 2024, Vice-President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has commenced a 3-day campaign tour of the Ashanti Region.

The tour, which begins today, Monday, 10 June 2024, while rumours suggest Dr. Bawumia may announce his running mate from the region during this visit.

Dr. Bawumia will began his campaign with a strategic meeting at the True Vine Hotel, where he convened with the Ashanti regional executives of the party, government appointees, members of parliament, parliamentary candidates, the regional council of elders, the council of patrons, constituency chairmen, former regional executives, former regional council of elders, former council of patrons, former government appointees, and former members of parliament.

Later in the morning, Dr. Bawumia is scheduled to meet with paramount chiefs and queen mothers at the Ashanti Regional House of Chiefs secretariat in Kumasi.

This engagement is crucial as the Vice-President seeks to present his vision ahead of the upcoming general elections and the launch of his campaign manifesto.

Following the two-hour session with traditional leaders, Dr. Bawumia will address the clergy at McKeown Temple. His outreach will then extend to the Muslim community with a meeting at the Kumasi Central Mosque in the afternoon.

Dr. Bawumia will also visit the bustling Kumasi Central Market to connect with traders, listen to their concerns, and discuss their aspirations.

To conclude the first day of his campaign, the NPP flagbearer will return to True Vine Hotel for a series of meetings with various professional bodies.

These include the Ghana Medical Association, Ghana Bar Association, Ghana Journalists Association, University Teachers Association of Ghana, Ghana National Association of Teachers, National Association of Graduate Teachers, Coalition of Concerned Teachers, Ghana Institute of Architects, Ghana Institute of Engineers, Ghana Institute of Surveyors, Ghana Association of Society of Medical Physics, Nurses and Midwifery Association, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ghana, and the Ghana Institute of Planning, among others.