The flag bearer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia is expected to commence a 3-day campaign tour in the Ashanti region on Monday June 10, 2024.

Rumors are all over in Kumasi that the Vice President is most likely to name Energy Minister Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh Member of Parliament for Manhyia South Constituency in the Ashanti regional capital as his running mate during his tour in the party’s major stronghold.

As part of his campaign program, Dr. Bawumia will first meet the Ashanti regional Executive of the party, government appointees, members of parliament, a parliamentary candidate, the regional council of elders, a council of patrons, a constituency chairman, former regional executives, former regional council of elders, former council of patrons, former government appointees and former members of parliament at true vine hotel at about 8 am.

Dr Bawumia will at 10 am meet all paramount Chiefs and Queen mothers in Ashanti at the Ashanti regional house of Chief secretariat in Kumasi to represent his vision to them ahead of the launching of his campaign manifesto for the general elections.

After the 2hours meeting with the traditional leaders, the vice President will again meet the clergy at Mckeown Temple before meeting the Muslim leaders at 1:30 pm at the Kumasi Central Mosque. The Vice President is expected to meet and greet Central market traders at the market at about 3 pm.

Dr. Bawumia will wrap up day one campaign activities at the True Vine Hotel where he will meet professional bodies such as the Ghana Medical Association, Ghana Bar Association, Ghana Journalist Association, University Teachers Association, Ghana National Association of Teachers, National Association of graduate teachers, Coalition of Concern Teachers, Ghana Institute of Architects, Ghana Institute of Engineers, Ghana Institute of Surveyors,  Ghana Association of Society of Medical Physics, Nurses and Midwifery Association, Institute of Chartered Accountant of Ghana, Ghana Institute of Planning among others.

Ghana/ Justice Bediako