Professor Joshua Alabi has been appointed as the National Campaign Manager of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) ahead of the presidential and parliamentary polls in December 2020.
A statement signed by the party’s Director of Communication, Kakra Essamuah disclosed that former Health Minister, Alex Segbefia will be serving as his deputy.
This decision was taken at a Functional Executive Committee (FEC) meeting of the NDC held on Monday, June 29, 2020.
Prof. Alabi served as the Greater Accra Regional Minister under the Rawlings administration and was once the Member of Parliament (MP) for Krowor in the Greater Accra Region before joining academia and rising to become the Vice-Chancellor for the University of Professional Studies, Accra.
He contested for the NDC flagbearership slot, which re-elected ex-President John Mahama to lead the NDC against the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the forthcoming elections.
Lt. Col. Larry Gbevlo -Lartey, (rtd) will serve as the Director of Operations of the campaign with James Agyenim Boateng as the Campaign Spokesperson.
Mawuena Trebarh and Margaret Ansei will support as Deputy Campaign Spokespersons, whilst Gen. R.S. Blay (rtd) is to be the Strategic Advisor to the Campaign Team.
Other members of the campaign team include the NDC National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi; former Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah; a former Information Minister, Kofi Totobi Quakyi; Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu; National Youth Organizer, George Opare Addo; a former Deputy Chief of Staff, Dr. Valerie Sawyer; Director of Elections, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah; National Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo; and Ambassador Sam Pee Yalley.
The NDC is however yet to announce its campaign structure, according to the statement.