Some supporters and senior members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Northern region has called on the flagbearer and leadership of the party to appoint Leslie Tamakuloe Mensah as the party's running mate for the 2024 general elections. According to them the party need an intelligent, visionary and a true party person to wrestle power from the NPP in the upcoming polls. The supporters, numbering about hundred joined the former President John Dramani Mahama on his 'Building Ghana Tour' in the northern region said, the victory of the party would depend largely on who become the running mate, and they believe Mr. Leslie Tamakuloe is the right and competent person. Reporting on Atinka TV by Nurudeen Ibrahim, Northern regional correspondent, monitored by this portal reported that the supporters including University TEIN students accompanied the flagbearer to Yendi, Gusheigu and the Mion constituency as part of the day one tour. Addressing journalist, the group mentioned that their preferred candidate has a remarkable record, and are much ready to support the flagbearer to achieve a better Ghana agenda when given the mandate. “Mahama and Leslie Tamakuloe will certainly bring back and revive the several micro finance companies and lion granting institutions that had been collapsed by the Nana Akufo Addo - Bawumia-Ken Ofori-Atta Government, he has the Ghanaian youth at heart and definitely push for the welfare of the people”. They indicated that Mr. Leslie is a grassroot person, hence his selection would be of immense benefit to the opposition party.
The group led by Jacob popularly known as 'General' pledge their commitment to support the selection of Mr. Leslie and the flagbearer campaign till victory is acquired. Reporter Nurudeen revealed that the group will tomorrow Tuesday accompany the former President to climax the campaign tour in the four constituencies in Tamale.