John Dramani Mahama, the former president of the Republic of Ghana has won the presidential primaries of the National Democratic Congress.
The former president of Ghana John Dramani Mahama won the NDC presidential primaries on Saturday, 13th May 2023 with 297,603 representing 98.9% of the total valid votes whereas his contender Kojo Bonsu achieved 3,181 votes representing 1.1% of the total votes. Thus, John Mahama emerged as the NDC’s flagbearer elect for the 2024 presidential elections.
Joyce Bawa Mogtari, the spokesperson of John Mahama said that they had exceeded their target and thanked the delegates, supporters and volunteers. “Waiting for the final result, but we have exceeded our expectations! So far 98% for HE John Dramani Mahama! The masses have spoken out loudly! Thank you to the delegates! Our supporters and our volunteers.” She tweeted.
Mr Kojo Bonsu congratulated John Dramani Mahama for emerging as the winner of the presidential primaries. He tweeted, “I have placed a call to H.E John Dramani Mahama to congratulate him for the landslide victory. Just as I have indicated throughout my campaign, regardless of the outcome of this election, I will continue to serve the NDC party, thank you”.
Former Finance Minister Dr. Kwabena Duffuor withdrew from the primaries a day before the election day leaving John Dramani Mahama to be contested by former Mayor of Kumasi Kojo Bonsu.