NEWS Politics


There has been a new sensation in the social media space recently with a lot of social media activists associated with the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) posting the #PerfectPair4Ghana on social media. For some time now, a lot of people in both the traditional space and social media space and the country as a whole have been anxious to know who becomes the running mate to the Vice President and the presidential  candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.

A post on Facebook

There has been a lot of discussions on the running mate conversation. Many names have popped up with a lot of people ‘lobbying’ for the running mate slot. Names in the media space include, Dr. Matttew Opoku Prempeh also known as Napo, the Minister for Energy, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, the Minister of Education, Dr. Bryan Acheampong, the Minister of Agriculture, Akosua Osei Fremah Opare, the Chief of Staff and a host of other names.

A post on twitter

Dr. Bawumia was voted for by the NPP delegates in November and he is yet to announce who will partner him come December polls. Speaking in the media space,  a lot of NPP bigwigs have tried on several occasions to dismiss the running mate conversation saying the flagbearer needs time to make his own decision and won’t be pressurize to announce anyone.

A post on Instagram

Recently, some NPP social media activists have started a new social media trend, a #PerfectPair4Ghana creating anticipation on social media. Could it be the announcement of the running mate of Dr. Bawumia is drawing near? We wait to see.