Nii Lantey Vanderpuye Former Sports Minister to contest for 2020 NDC flagbearership

Nii Lantey Vanderpuye has disclosed his intention to aspire to be the NDC flagbearer in 2020

  • Published:
play Former Sports Minister to contest for 2020 NDC flagbearership
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Former Youth and Sports Minister Nii Lantey Vanderpuye has revealed his interest to lead the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as their Presidential candidate for the 2020 general elections

The NDC were voted out of power under the government of John Dramani Mahama in a historic general election in 2016.

Although, it hasn’t been made public as to whether the ex-president Mahama would return to contest for the flagbearership slot of the NDC or not, news surfaced during the ‘Unity Walk’ that he will vie to lead the party in the 2020 elections as the president candidate.

READ MORE: Sulley Muntari arrested in Italy over unpaid car rental fees

However, Nii Lantey Vanderpuye who worked as the Minister under Mahama government has also expressed his interest to contest for the flagbearership slot.

 “I will stand to be voted for as the flagbearer for the NDC if ex-President Mahama fails to turn up and my main motive will be to win back power for the NDC. If i get the chance in 2020 i will relinquish the seat from Nana Addo,” the former sports journalist told reporters on Tuesday at a programmed dubbed  Accounting to the people at the Methodist Church in Accra.

Nii Lantey Vanderpuye is currently the MP for Odododiodio constituency in the Greater Accra region of Ghana.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Let Me Die! How Countryman Songo mourned KABA in the middle of the...bullet
2 Business-Minded Players Asamoah Gyan and 6 other Ghanaian players who...bullet
3 Ghanaian Players Abroad Asamoah Gyan- I was a major transfer target...bullet
4 Ghanaian Players Abroad Asamoah Gyan regrets his decision to leave...bullet
5 Ghana or Newcastle? Who’s to blame for Christian Atsu’s injury?...bullet
6 Premier League Andre Ayew angry to have missed West Ham’s...bullet
7 Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah to invest in a solar...bullet
8 Full Fitness Kwesi Appiah can't wait to get back on the...bullet
9 Black Starlets Sports Ministry to review cash reward...bullet
10 Legendary 5 great football players who retired in 2017bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Andre Ayew’s screamer wins Premier League Goal for Octoberbullet
2 Video This sumptuous Ayew’s goal nominated for goal of the month awardbullet
3 Video Ghanaians will forever love Junior Agogo for this goalbullet
4 Video Highlights of former Ghana and Ajax midfielder who passed awaybullet
5 Video Watch Andre Ayew's brace against Tottenhambullet
6 Video Watch Ghanaian youngster's brace for Arsenalbullet
7 Asamoah Gyan Gyan to Real Madridbullet
8 Video Ex-Manchester United defender shown red for kicking fanbullet
9 Video Watch how France whipped Ghana 8-0 on Mondaybullet
10 Video Watch Thomas Partey's goal against Elchebullet

Football