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Dr Owusu Akoto Afriyie, the Minister for Food and Agriculture has confirmed rumors of his interest in the flagbearership position of the New Patriotic Party for the 2024 elections.
It has been widely speculated that Dr. Akoto Afriyie was a potential candidate for the race which had been tipped to be between Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and Trade Minister Alan Kyerematen.
Those reports were denied by the Agric Minister who disclosed that his main focus was helping the Akufo-Addo government deliver on its promise to Ghanaians.
But in a JoyNews interview, Dr Akoto Afriyie said that as a leading member of the party, he harbours some interest in the position.
“I was reacting to allegations made against me that I had spent GH¢1 million, one fine afternoon in my house at Kumasi to buy delegates and whatever. I don’t even know what they were talking about. I was specifically responding to those allegations,” he explained.
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