The Member of Parliament for Assin Central and the New Patriotic Presidential Aspirant, Mr. Kennedy Ohene Agyapong ahead of the November 4 National Delegate Congress has said that he will not step down for any candidate in the race to become the next flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
Mr. Kennedy Agyapong, who is one of the four aspirants, running to lead the New Patriotic Party ahead of the 2024 presidential and parliamentary elections believes he has greater chances to win the presidential primaries on November 4 and would therefore not step down.
Taking to his page on X formerly Twitter on Tuesday Mr. Agyapong said “I’m not going to step down for anybody.”
Mr. Agyapong’s comments come days after another flagbearer hopeful, Alan Kyerematen, withdrew from the race citing intimidation and unfairness in the processes leading up to the Special Delegates Conference where he placed third with 95 votes out of over 900 delegates who voted.
Rumours of Kennedy Agyapong Stepping Down
There have been a series of rumours that have sprung across social media platforms recently about the possible withdrawal of Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong from the New Patriotic Party November 4 National Delegate Congress.
In response, the campaign team of Kennedy Ohene Agyapong vehemently denied the rumours suggesting that the Assin Central Member of Parliament is not considering withdrawing from the New Patriotic Party flagbearership race.
In a clear and resolute statement, his team affirmed that Mr. Agyapong is fully committed to participating in the upcoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearership election, which is set to take place on November 4 2023.
According to the statement issued by his campaign team, the vociferous politician, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong is not only firmly in the race but also fully prepared to compete for the coveted NPP flagbearership position.
The statement aimed to put to rest all speculations and uncertainties surrounding the candidacy of Mr. Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, reaffirming his dedication to the party’s internal electoral process.
“As the November flagbearer elections draw near, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong’s decision to stand his ground underscores his commitment to contributing to the democratic processes within the NPP, signalling his readiness to vie for the party’s top position with conviction and confidence”.Kennedy’s Campaign Team
The New Patriotic Party is set to hold its National Delegate Congress on November 4 2023 to elect its flagbearer for the December 7 2024 General Elections. Among the four candidates in the race, the battle seems to exist between the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and the Assin Central Member of Parliament, Mr. Kennedy Agyepong.