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Bawumia Submits Nomination Forms; Says It’s Time to Move Ghana to the Next Level

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice-President of Ghana, has officially submitted his nomination forms to vie for the flagbearer position within the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP). The submission took place yesterday, on Friday, 16th June 2023, at the NPP headquarters in Kokomlemle, Accra.

In a remarkable display of solidarity, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia was joined by numerous supporters who wholeheartedly embrace his vision. This dedicated assembly consisted of Members of Parliament, ministers of state, both past and present party officials, as well as enthusiastic youth group activists at the  NPP headquarters in Kokomlemle, Accra, where Dr. Bawumia formally submitted his nomination forms.

In a statement to journalists after filing his nomination, Dr. Bawumia emphasized his concern for the less privileged and his commitment to advancing Ghana to new heights.

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“I have learned through my life experiences never to take anything for granted and to always treat everyone with respect, regardless of their status or stature. The person you encounter today as a cleaner or driver may become the Vice-President or President tomorrow,” he remarked.

Dr. Bawumia further expressed his deep care for the impoverished, vulnerable, and marginalized members of society. He stated, “I am dedicated to the well-being of the underprivileged, including lepers, the sick, individuals suffering from sickle cell disease and cancer, people with disabilities, street children, kayayei (head porters), and the unemployed, among others.”

He continued by highlighting the essence of addressing the challenges faced by the most vulnerable in society and empowering them to uplift themselves. “This is the true purpose of life: to tackle the problems faced by the weakest among us and assist them in improving their circumstances,” he affirmed.

Dr. Bawumia concluded his statement by outlining his vision for Ghana, asserting that the nation is ready to advance to the next level by building upon the strong foundation already established.

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“There is still much work to be done. I also have my own aspirations for Ghana, and I believe the time has come to propel the country forward by leveraging the groundwork we have laid thus far,” he concluded.

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