In an unexpected move, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who is also a presidential hopeful of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has personally reached out to party delegates ahead of the upcoming presidential primary.
Dr. Bawumia surprised delegates by making personal phone calls to express his gratitude and to seek their support in the party’s quest to elect a new flagbearer for the 2024 general elections.
During the phone calls, which took place on Friday November 3, Dr. Bawumia urged the delegates to remember him on Saturday, November 4, 2024, the day of the party’s presidential primary.
He emphasized the importance of their support and urged them to vote massively for him to become the leader of the NPP.
Dr. Bawumia’s decision to personally contact the delegates showcases his commitment to engaging with party members at grassroot level. By directly connecting with the delegates, he aims to establish a strong rapport and emphasize his dedication to serving the party and the nation.
The surprise phone calls have generated a buzz of excitement among NPP delegates who were taken aback by the direct communication from the Vice President himself. Many delegates expressed their appreciation for the gesture, viewing it as an indication of Dr. Bawumia’s accessibility and willingness to connect with party members.
As the presidential race within the NPP begins to intensify, Dr. Bawumia’s personal outreach could potentially give him an advantage in securing the party’s nomination.
By establishing direct lines of communication with delegates, he aims to build a solid foundation of support ahead of the crucial primary.
The NPP presidential primary, scheduled for Saturday, November 4, 2024, will be a pivotal event in determining the party’s candidate for the upcoming general elections.
As Dr. Bawumia vies for the leadership position, his surprise phone calls serve as a reminder of his determination to lead the NPP and his commitment to ensuring the party’s success in the next electoral cycle.
Party members and political analysts will closely watch the outcome of the primary, as it will shape the political landscape and set the stage for the NPP’s campaign in the 2024 elections.
With his recent personal outreach to delegates, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has made it clear that he is ready to compete for the top spot within the ruling party.
By Vincent Kubi