Joe Ghartey Declares Intention To Run For President

It was all joy and applause when Hon Joe Ghartey stated at a meeting of the Expanded Regional Executive Committee of the Western Region of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), that “as long as the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, God willing I will definitely contest for the Flag Bearer position for the New Patriotic Party.”

Addressing the gathering in Sekondi-Takoradi on Monday, 7th November, 2022, Joe Ghartey stated that it had come to his attention that some presidential aspirants had already come into the region to meet some delegates. 

He noted that he will also follow soon but served noticed that he would definitely contest the Presidential Primaries.

Joe Ghartey recalled that before the 2020 general election he was interviewed on Radio 360, a radio station in Takoradi whether he would run for parliament in 2024.

According to him, he will be going for the flagbearership position instead.

Mr. Ghartey, however, bemoaned his exclusion from the Nana Addo-led government due to his presidential ambition but maintained that “I will forever support this government”. 

Mr. Joe Ghartey is a former Attorney General Minister of Justice and former Deputy Speaker of Parliament.

Source: Peacefmonline.com

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