Former Member of Parliament (MP) La Dadekotopon and a kingpin in the Prof Joshua Alabi’s camp, Nii Amasah Namoale has alleged that former President John Mahama is bribing delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) with GHC 20.00 and a pack of food.
Namoale in a post on his Facebook wall encouraged Delegates to accept the GHC 20.00 and the food and still vote against the former President.
GhanaNewsPage.Com cannot independently confirm his allegation.
About 280,000 delegates across all 275 constituencies plus three specially-created polling stations are expected to cast their ballots.
Delegates include branch executives, constituency executives, regional executives, regional council of elders, MPs, former government appointees and founding members will have their say in Ghana’s most novel internal party primary.
Seven members of the party are vying for the single slot to battle the ruling New Patriotic Party in the 2020 elections.
Those involved are former president John Mahama, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament Alban Kingsford Sumani Bagbin, former Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, former Vice Chancellor of University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), Prof. Joshua Alabi.
There are also former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Sylvester Mensah, a cadre, Mr Goosie Tanoh and businessman, Alhaji Nurideen Iddrisu.