The reasons for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s selection of Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia as his running mate have been made public, and this decision has had a significant impact on the political climate in the nation.
Dr. Bawumia was chosen, according to Akufo-Addo, because of his exceptional attributes of honesty, goal orientation, and unshakable dedication to accomplishing group objectives.
Additionally, President Akufo-Addo emphasized the need for Ghana’s leadership to maintain regional harmony and balance, stressing “In terms of the balance, people from the south, people from the north…I think that for the unity of the country, it is good that we have a leadership where Northerners and Southerners are together so that the country can remain united.”
The President said these things on October 26 during a recent visit by students and faculty from the Association International School to Jubilee House, Ghana’s presidential residence.
In addition, President Akufo-Addo expressed his admiration for those who communicate openly and complimented Dr. Bawumia on his honesty and straightforward manner.
He stated, “He [Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia] is an honest person. He speaks honestly to you. He is not one of those people who you have to guess what they are trying to say, he says what he has to say directly.”