Vice President Amissah-Arthur and wife wave to delegates at the Kumasi CongressPresident John Dramani Mahama is set to present his Vice President, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur as his running mate in the December polls today.

The President will submit the former Governor of the Bank of Ghana?s name to the National Executive Committee of the governing National Democratic Congress at a special meeting today for approval, after which the name will be made public at a ceremony at the National Theatre.

The party is also expected to adopt its 2012 manifesto for onward launch on Saturday. sources within the corridors of power indicate that while there was some initial resistance to Mr Amissah-Arthur?s selection, the Vice President?s instinctive connection with delegates at the Special Delegates? Congress in Kumasi a couple of weeks ago convinced the power brokers he was the right man for the job.

From: Ghana l l Frank Agyei-Twum


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