Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, the Majority Leader, refutes claims that he is actively campaigning for the running mate position in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) ahead of the 2024 elections.
While in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu suggests that Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu is not fully focused on his role as the leader of government business. He implies that Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu is more interested in becoming the running mate to Dr. Bawumia.
In response, Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu denies these claims, stating clearly that he is not campaigning for the running mate position. He expresses frustration with colleagues bringing up this topic repeatedly and emphasizes that there’s no competition for the running mate role.
Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu directly addresses members in the minority caucus, urging them not to speculate or make assumptions about his intentions. Instead, he requests everyone to focus on discussing the important 2024 budget statement.
To sum it up, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu wants everyone to know that he is not actively campaigning to be the running mate for the NPP. He believes there’s no competition for this position and calls for attention to be on the parliamentary debates about the 2024 budget.