Former Vice Chancellor of the University for Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), Professor Joshua Alabi has been appointed as the 2020 campaign manager of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) ahead of the December polls.
The former Greater Accra Regional Minister was named after the party’s Functional Executive Committee (FEC) meeting Monday evening, said NDC’s Director of Communication, Kakra Essamuah.
Professor Alabi will be deputised by former Health Minister, Alex Segbefia while former National Security Advisor, Lt. Col. Larry Gbevlo -Lartey, (rtd) heads the campaign operations.
A statement from the party named former Information Minister, James Agyenim Boateng as the spokesperson for the team.
“Mrs Mawuena Trebarh and Ms. Margaret Ansei are the Deputy Campaign Spokespersons, whilst Gen. R S Blay (rtd) is the Strategic Advisor to the Campaign Team,” the statement added.
Other members of the campaign team are the NDC National Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo; National Women’s Organiser, Dr Hanna Bisiw; the party’s Spokesperson, Sammy Gyamfi; former Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah and Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu.
All campaign activities, according to the party, will be under the policy direction of the National Steering Committee to be chaired by the National Chairman, Hon. Samuel Ofosu- Ampofo while the “coordination of all the various aspects of the campaign will be under the General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah.”
Below is the statement
NDC STATEMENT ON CAMPAIGN TEAM.
The leadership of the National Democratic Congress has at its Functional Executive Committee (FEC) meeting, held on Monday 29th June 2020, appointed members of the Party’s National Campaign Team that will prosecute the party’s campaign in the December 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections.
Professor Joshua Alabi is the National Campaign Manager, with Hon. Alex Segbefia as his Deputy. Lt. Col. Larry Gbevlo -Lartey, (rtd) is the Director of Operations of the campaign, with James Agyenim Boateng as the Campaign Spokesperson. Mrs. Mawuena Trebarh and Ms. Margaret Ansei are the Deputy Campaign Spokespersons, whilst Gen. R S Blay (rtd) is the Strategic Advisor to the Campaign Team.
Other members of the team include Lawyer Sammy Gyamfi, National Communications Officer; Hon Julius Debrah, former Chief of Staff; Hon Kofi Totobi Quakyi; Hon. Haruna Iddrisu, Minority Leader; Hon Hudu Yahaya; George Opare Addo, National Youth Organizer; Ambassador Sam Pee Yalley; Dr. Valerie Sawyer; Hon Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, Director of Elections; Hon Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, National Chairman; Ambassador Victor Smith; Comrade Joshua Akamba, National Organizer, Dr. Hannah Louisa Bissiw, National Women’s .Organizer; Alhaji Mohammed Mamah, National Zongo Caucus Coordinator, Hon Samuel Sarpong; and Dr. Nana Ama Brown Klutse.
All campaign activities will be under the policy direction of the National Steering Committee to be chaired by the National Chairman, Hon. Samuel Ofosu- Ampofo. In accordance with the Party’s constitution, the coordination of all the various aspects of the campaign will be under the leadership of the General Secretary, Hon Johnson Asiedu Nketiah.
Further information on the Steering Committee and the campaign structure will be announced later.
ISSUED IN ACCRA ON MONDAY 29TH, JUNE 2020
(DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATION)