He said their actions and utterances are biased towards a particular candidate in the flagbearership race.

“It is an open secret that the party’s hierarchy is working against some members of the party including me,” he said.

The former boss of the National Health Insurance Authority claims ex-President Mahama was given a preferential treatment during the filing of nomination forms by the candidates.

Sylvester Mensah
Sylvester Mensah

“When it came to the filling of nominations, while other aspirants were going round the constituencies looking for delegates to sign [our nomination form] we had a situation where a fiat [was issued]; in most of the regions an establishment had invited delegates at a central point to just file for an individual, the former President John Dramani Mahama,” he claimed.

He also said Mahama was given the opportunity at the party’s congress last year to speak both at the opening and closing sessions at which platform he said the former president indirectly launch his campaign song.