The Presidential candidate of the People’s National Convention (PNC) in the 2016 elections Dr Edward Mahama, has bowed out of the race this year and as leader of the party.
According to Dr Mahama, his decision not to contest the position when nominations are opened was personal but remained committed to the party and its ideologies.
Dr Mahama who currently holds a position in the NPP government as Ambassador at Large said he had communicated his decision to the National Executive Council (NEC) members of the PNC regarding that he will not contest as flagbearer.”
He however assured that he remained a committed member of the PNC and would continue to be part and support party activities.
The PNC is expected to open nominations for various positions for members to contest in the second week of September this year.
The positions to be contested would include; Flagbearer, Chairman, Vice Chairman, General Secretary, Deputy General Secretary, Treasurer, Deputy Treasurer, National Organiser, Deputy National Organiser, Communication Secretary, and Deputy Communication Secretary.
The rest would be Youth Organizer, Deputy Youth Organiser, Women Organizer, and Deputy Women Organiser.