The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has dispelled rumours that its founder Papa Kwesi Nduom will not contest the 2020 presidential elections.
In a rejoinder sighted by Citi News, the party described the rumours as completely “false.”
The rejoinder said the rumours has it that Dr. Ndoum made such a comment in an interview on his own media outlet.
“We would like to state categorically that this report is absolutely false… On the said programme which took place on Thursday, 10th August, 2017, Dr Nduom never stated that he will or will not contest elections again,” the statement signed by PPP Communications Director, Paa Kow Ackon added.
It would be recalled that Dr. Nduom during the 2016 electioneering period said Ghanaians had the last opportunity to vote him as President.
The statement added that Dr. Nduom on the programme on GN media platform “rather bemoaned the usual attitude of Ghanaians in not paying attention to candidates who are into politics for the right reasons, but rather vote for politicians who will lie and promise heaven.”
“Dr Nduom called on Ghanaians to elect leaders who will represent the Ghanaians’ interests, and not their individual interests nor the parochial interests of a political party. He reiterated that our taxes pay the wages of our elected representatives and contribute, in part, to the bank accounts of political parties,” the statement added.
Below is the full statement: