Members of the Northern Regional Caucus communication team in the Ashanti region, has urged Dr Muhamudu Bawumia and NPP leadership to appoint competent and intelligent person as running mate. According to the group, before the party can break the eight, it need to bring someone who is very influential, unifier and competent. To them, the only person who fits such description is the current MP for Ejisu and deputy finance minister, John Ampontuah Kumah. Addressing the press on their reasons for selecting Lawyer John Kumah, Chairman of the group, Alhaji Gawi said, apart from his influence in the Ashanti region, John Kumah is a man of peace who also commands respect and pulls crowd across all the 16 regions of Ghana. They are also of the view that John Kumah is a big threat to the NDC and its presidential candidate, John Dramani Mahama. 0205556560- Chairman Gawi 0244723340 -Organizer 024325853- Secretary