A Flagbearer Aspirant of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Stephen Atubiga, has said that any ‘stupid person’ or a ‘lunatic’ can be a President of Ghana.

According to him, one does not need any special skill to become a President insisting the success or otherwise of a President is dependent on the people he elects into various positions in his administration.

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“Excuse me to say, any stupid person or any lunatic can be President but it is the kinds of people that you surround yourself with that makes you a successful President or not…,” he said on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen as monitored by GhanaNewsPage.Com.

To him, it is his appointees who will make his a successful President because there is ‘perfect President anywhere’.

Stephen Atubiga is among the eleven persons seeking to lead the NDC party into the 2020 elections.

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He and seven presidential hopefuls of the party (NDC) formed a rare alliance to demand the reduction of filing fees from GHC420,000 to GHC100,000.

The gang of eight is also demanding that the cost of forms be pegged at GHC 5,000.

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The common petition that has been signed the seven aspirants and addressed to the opposition party’s National Council of Elders that among other reliefs wants a reduction in the filing and nomination fees.

But Atubiga went ahead to pick nomination forms today signaling his intention to contest as the party’s flagbearer.

Source: Ghana | GhanaNewsPage.Com

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