John Dramani Mahama, the former presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has held a meeting with the party’s incumbent Members of Parliament who failed to secure their seats in the parliamentary primary that took place on May 13, 2023.
The meeting was attended by the NDC’s General Secretary, Fifi Kwetey; the Minority Caucus leadership in Parliament, a former Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah, and the John Mahama 2024 Primary Campaign Convener, Prof. Joshua Alabi.
Also present were the 17 incumbent MPs who lost their chance to represent the party in the 2024 general election.
MPs Among them were the MP for Sagnarigu, Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini; MP for Kpando, Mrs Della Sowah; MP for Bongo, Edward Bawa and MP for Krachi East, Wisdom Gidisu.
Others included MP for Pru East, Dr Kwabena Donkor; MP for Afadzato South, Angela Alorwu-Tay; MP for South Tongu, Kobena Mensah Woyome; MP for Sekyere Afram Plains, Alex Adomako; MP for Ekumfi, Abeiku Crentsil, and MP for Garu, Albert Alasoka.
The rest were MP for Navrongo Central, Sampson Chiragia; MP for Bia West, Augustine Tawiah; MP for Sege, Christian Otuteye; MP for Amenfi Central, Peter Kwakye Ackah; MP for Chiana-Paga, Thomas Adda Dalu, and MP for Domeabra-Obom, Sophia Ackuaku, who switched to contest in Ayawaso Central.
Recall Mr Mahama had pledged to unite the party after he was elected as the NDC’s flag bearer and said that there were no winners or losers in the party’s contest.
He also called for cooperation among all the elected parliamentary candidates and their respective aspirants and supporters in all the constituencies across the country.
“Our party is the winner because there are no individual winners and losers in the party’s contest,” he said.
“I also ask for cooperation among all our elected parliamentary candidates and the respective aspirants and supporters and all the constituencies across the country,” Mr Mahama said.