Information reaching nsemwoha.com indicates Professor Kwesi Botchwey, Ghana’s longest serving Finance Minister has been tipped as the running mate to former President John Dramani Mahama for Election 2020.
His name came up at a meeting to select the running mate today – August 19, 2019 – and is expected to be announced later.
It was recently rumored that the general secretary of the National Democratic Congress, Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketiah was being considered for the position as well as other prominent NDC members such as Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, Kwesi Ahwoi, Prof. John Gatsi, Prof. Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang, Alex Mould among others.
SHORT PROFILE OF PROFESSOR KWESI BOTCHWEY
Kwesi Botchwey is a Ghanaian former government official and Professor of Practice in Development Economics at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University.
Dr. Botchwey was Ghana’s Minister of Financefrom 1982 to 1995. He was appointed by Jerry Rawlings to assist in stabilizing Ghana’s collapsed economy.
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