Mahama denies reports of him considering Dr Johnson Asiama as his 2020 running mate

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John Dramani Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has denied reports that he is considering former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana Dr Johnson Asiama as his running mate for the 2020 elections.
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Dr Johnson Asiama-former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana

 
News reported on Saturday that a highly placed source near the former President has confirmed that they have deliberated on selecting four (4) personalities shortlist to partner the former President into the main elections.
Of this four names, Dr Johnson Asiama was reported to be standing tall as a result of his age, general appeal, technocrat background, unblemished record and hailing from the Volta Region and Mahama himself was said to be for the choice.
 
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Other names on the list, the report stated, include a woman and a man from the Volta Region and Ashanti Region respectively who both served in the Mahama administration in important positions without blemish.
But former President Mahama who in June took to social media to reveal his intent to contest in the 2020 general elections has debunked the  news
 
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In a post on Twitter after the report surfaced, the former president described the report as only imagination without fact.

“A+ for fertile imagination, F minus for fact,” Mahama jokingly tweeted with a link to the report.


 
 
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