Goosie Tanoh picks NDC flagbearer nomination form

BY: Graphic Online

Mr Goosie Tanoh, a flag bearer aspirant of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has picked his nomination form at the party’s head office in Accra to enable him contest the upcoming flag bearer race.

The form was picked on his behalf by a representative, Mr Eric William, on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

A deputy General Secretary of the NDC, Peter Otukonor presented the form to Mr William.

Mr Eric William told journalists that: “we want to thank our party the NDC for giving us this opportunity. The game has really started and it tells you that we are really in the race and we are serious about it and we believe that on the day of the election, things are going to favour us, and we are asking all of you to support us.”

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The date for the primaries has been shifted from the initial December 19, 2018 to January 26, 2019.

Goosie Tanoh who made a return to the NDC after he broke away to form the Reform party in year 2000 said he is better placed to lead the NDC to victory in 2020.

Former Kumasi Mayor Kojo Bonsu and Elikplim Agbemava who were part of the eight aggrieved aspirants who petitioned the party’s Council of Elders over the cost of filing fees have both withdrawn from the race with the latter declaring his support for John Mahama.

Meanwhile, Mr Goosie Tanoh was in Cape Coast on Saturday to address NDC members in the Cape Coast South constituency, reports Timothy Gobah.

"It would have taken me 130 years to raise GHc420,000 to pay my filing fee with the minimum wage pegged at GHc9.60," Mr Tanoh said in Cape Coast on Saturday when he addressed the NDC Cape Coast South branch executive on Saturday December 8, 2018.