Posters with the image of Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia as a presidential aspirant for election 2020 on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) have emerged, sparking brouhaha among Ghanaians.

The nicely-printed posters popped up popped up the various social media platforms.

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It has not been confirmed whether Bawumia has a hand in the manufacturing of the posters which have gone viral on Facebook and WhatsApp.

The posters have a big picture of smiling Bawumia, who is wearing a smock with the inscription "A northern Muslim with the competency to lead NPP into the election 2020".

Meanwhile, former Deputy Minister of Agriculture, William Quaitoo has stated that Dr. Bawumia is the best person to lead the party for future elections.

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According to him, he should succeed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo if he refuses to seek for re-election.

He said no one qualifies to lead the NPP in 2020 election to retain power adding that giving Bawumia the opportunity will help erase the thought that the NPP is an Akan based party and disliked people of the North.