With less than two months to the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) flagbearership election, there have been increasing reports that some candidates are considering merging against bookies favourite former president John Mahama.
One of the aspirants, Sylvester Mensah confirmed the reports in an interview with Evans Mensah on PM Express show yesterday.
“We have been meeting,” he told Evans when asked if the other candidates are considering merging against the former president.
“Simply means, cooperating with your competitors. It gets to a point when you realize that competitors have a common vision in this instance… aspirants who believe in change.
“Why can’t all candidates who believe in change decide to meet and have some discussion on the change that this party requires?”
The NDC flagbearership primaries will be held on December 7, 2018. Twelve candidates are fighting to lead the NDC in elections 2020. They include former president John Mahama, MP for Nadowli-Kaleo, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, former university professor; Joshua Alabi, former Trade Minister; Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Former CEO of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA); Sylvester Mensah; former Deputy Finance Minister and MP for Cape Coast South, Kweku Ricketts Hagan.