Stephen Atubiga has withdrawn from
the the flagbearer contest of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and called for support for former President John Dramani Mahama to lead the party to Election 2020 .
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"After a fathomless deliberation and consultation with wellwishers, and my team, I have decided to throw my weight behind His Excellency John Dramani Mahama."
"I want to personally thank my brother
"In a lengthy discussion with His Excellency John Mahama, I can conclude that his vision matches mine. He gave me an assurance of pulling the party along, building party offices throughout the constituencies, creating jobs, empowering the youth and ensuring capacity building for the youth.
"Upon further discussion, he also stated unequivocally his desire to restructure the SHS system, so as to make it better. Our whole discussion surrounded developmental plans to push the country forward."
"The era where items and monies meant for party work
"JDM stands tall as far as the peoples choice on the ground is concerned. When it comes to logistics,
"I can with no hesitation, sacrifice my ambition for him to win us power come 2020, for the love of the party. Running for this flagbearership position are many very able and committed men, their position may be varied but their hearts and ideas are all to move the party and the country forward. I wish them all the best of luck and hope that they will come out stronger than ever after this election. The NDC stands tall at the end of the day, God bless us all," the letter concluded.