Kennedy Agyapong, a candidate for the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) flagbearer post, claims he was astonished by his party’s selection of a running partner before the 2008 presidential election.
The outspoken NPP legislator said during an appearance on NEAT FM’s afternoon political program, “Me Man Nti,” that the party had debated pairing then-Candidate Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo with a “elderly Muslim” (Alhaji M.N.D. Jawula), a choice he had endorsed until an unexpected turn.
“Just after the meeting, three days, when I was in Ghana, I saw publications, all the pictures I saw were young muslims, and not a single elderly man among them . . . based on the conversations in London we focused our attention on Alhaji M.N.D. Jawula, then all of a sudden the shock came . . . ” he disclosed to Adakabre Frimpong Manso, host of the show.