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Manhyia South applauds Vice President for considering Opoku Prempeh as running mate

Manhyia South applauds Vice President for considering Opoku Prempeh as running mate

Constituents of Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Member of (MP) for Manhyia South, have applauded the Vice President and Flag Bearer of the governing New Patriotic Party (), Dr for considering their MP as his running mate for the 2024 general election.

They said the two astute politicians would make a solid pair capable of achieving the unprecedented feat of securing a third term for the NPP under the Fourth Republic.

The name of Dr Opoku-Opoku Prempeh, popularly known as NAPO, was widely reported to have been submitted to President Nana Addo Dankwa by the Vice President for consideration as his running mate on Wednesday.

This development was said to have sparked wild jubilation in the Manhyia South Constituency as supporters of the NPP took to the streets to express their excitement over the possibility of the constituency producing the next Vice President.

The nomination of NAPO appeared to have dominated discussions across the constituency on Thursday when the (GNA) visited the constituency to sample the views of the constituents.

Pockets of party supporters wearing NAPO's T-shirts could be seen discussing what had become the most topical issue in almost all communities visited.

Some of them who spoke to the GNA, said Dr. Bawumia could not have made a better choice considering the track record of Dr. Opoku-Prempeh both in parliament and in government.

The Energy Minister, according to them, was the perfect choice to complement the Vice President to retain power for the ruling government.

Madam Adwoa Manu, a resident of Ashtown, said she was so much excited when she heard the news, saying that the Vice President had made the best decision that could propel the NPP to victory.

Her position was not different from MrEric Osei who touted the exceptional qualities of the Energy Minister.

According to him, Dr. Opoku-Prempeh had been a good leader for the people of Manhyia South and that he had the potential to become one of the best Vice Presidents the country had seen.

Another constituent, Faustina Owusuwaa, said although she did not know Dr. Opoku Prempeh personally, she had seen the impact his leadership had made in the constituency since becoming their MP in 2008.

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