Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has asked the public to disregard posters circulating on social media announcing his bid for the flag bearer slot of the New Patriotic Party for the 2020 elections.
Communications Director at the Office of the Vice President, Mr Frank Agyei-Twum said in a statement released on Thursday, 12 October that: “ For the avoidance of doubt, we wish to state unequivocally that the posters are the figment of the imagination of the originator(s), and we call on all Ghanaians and the general public to treat the poster campaign with the contempt it deserves”.
“It is clear that the perpetrator(s) of this act intend to cause disaffection for the Vice President but their campaign will fail,” the statement added.
Presidential campaign posters of Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia have surfaced in Tamale, the Northern Regional capital.
Some parts of the Tamale Metropolis including the main street on the Barclays Bank road on Wednesday and went viral on various social media platforms.
The posters with portrait of the Vice President in smock designed with the party’s emblem have been posted at vantage locations within the ancient town.
Inscription on the posters reads:“ Vote Bawumia for 2020. Dr Mahamudu Bawumia as flagbearer for 2020 general elections. A northern Muslim with the competency to lead NPP into election
Source; Nana Yaa Boamponsem Ameyaw/hbtvghana.com