Bawumia must succeed Akufo-Addo – Quaittoo – News Ghana

Bawumia must succeed Akufo-Addo – Quaittoo

Resigned Deputy Minister of Agriculture William Quaittoo has said Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia should succeed President Nana Akufo-Addo as flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for subsequent elections.

According to him, such a move will help the NPP “erase” the perception that it is an Akan-inclined party.

Mr Quaittoo resigned after an avalanche of criticism against him following his description of northerners as “difficult” people who are fond of “lying” to get what they want.

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He has apologised to Northerners for his comments and described it as a slip, adding that he would never intentionally insult people he stayed with for 27 years.

Asked by Bola Ray on Accra-based Starr FM on Wednesday about whether Dr Bawumia should be Nana Akufo-Addo’s successor, Mr Quaittoo answered in the affirmative and said he was ready and willing to campaign for the Vice President should the time and need arise.

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