National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Kofi Adams has hinted that he will not contest for the National Organiser of the party position in the coming national party elections.
According to Mr. Kofi Adams, this is to enable him support former president John D. Mahama in his bid to win the flagbearership of the party and challenge sitting president Nana Addo in 2020.
Mr. Adams speaking on Asempa FM’s political talk-show Ekosi Sen, revealed that he had taken the decision to not contest again a long time ago so he could fully support Mahama, knowing that occupying the national position will not permit him to do that.
“I won’t contest again. I am stepping down to support John Mahama. I know being a national executive will not allow me to fully support and campaign for any flagbearer.” he said in the interview.
Quizzed on whether he has had word from the former president on whether he will contest for the flagbearership of the NDC, Mr. Adams explained that Mahama hasn’t officially communicated to him or the party his decision, but he is absolutely sure that the former president will contest again.
John Mahama is widely expected to be back in the fold and challenge Nana Akufo Addo in the 2020 elections, even though he is yet to categorically announce his plans.
Kofi Adams meanwhile has not been the only party Stewart to throw his support behind the former president as central regional chairman Alotey Jacobs and a host of party bigwigs have all made it public that they are solidly backing Mahama in the flagbearership race which is expected to be held in December this year.